Hawk Watch 2013 ends Saturday

Photo/Saskia Gitmans

Hawk Watch, put on annually by Wildlife Research Institute on Saturdays in January and February, ends its 2013 season on Feb. 23.

The all-ages education program at the Ramona Grasslands attracts hundreds each week. The free event offers close-up views of such raptors as the red-shouldered hawk, red-tailed hawk, ferruginous hawk, peregrine falcon, American kestrel and barn owl. A special feature this year has been the two bald eagles who are nesting in the grasslands.

Budding photographer Saskia Gitmans of Ramona captured these photos of an open-winged prairie falcon and a

Photo/Saskia Gitmans

red-shouldered hawk during Hawk Watch on Feb. 16.

Hawk Watch of the season will be from 9 a.m. to noon at the Wildlife Research Institute, 18030 Highland Valley Road.

For details, see wildlife-research.org/hawkwatch.html.

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