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Artificial raptor perches installed on Mount Diablo used by hawks to hunt

Red-tailed hawk eating ground squirrel on artificial raptor perch on Mount Diablo. Photo by Brian Murphy, Walnut Creek, CA
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Gary:
In case anyone asks, those artificial raptor perches we (the county) put up in  the open space areas on Mount Diablo DO work.

I got up to North Lime Ridge early for a work party so I could look around and saw a red-tailed hawk on one of the perches. I stopped and watched.
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Posted on Friday, February 24th, 2012
Under: Artificial Raptor Perches, Bats, Hawks, Red-tailed hawk | 2 Comments »