On a Wing and a Prayer

While attending the Lavender Festival this past weekend, I had the pleasure of watching a raptor demonstration on the festival grounds. It was put on by the Northwest Raptor and Wildlife Center, located in Sequim, WA. They had their own little booth area alongside craft vendors to educate the public about their wildlife rehabilitation center and to accept donations to help support the center. The demonstration volunteers eagerly talked about each type of bird (raptor) to groups of people and told lots of interesting facts and info about them, including the types of injuries each sustained. They brought along with them a hawk, a falcon, and a few owl species. Here’s a few photos I was able to get.

Screech Owl

Red-Tailed Hawk

Peregrine Falcon

Northern Saw-whet Owl

Barred Owl

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A long time resident of Washington State, located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest USA. I am retired and enjoy regional travel, exploring all the wondrous, natural settings that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. If you get a chance, visit my Northwestphotos Zazzle store, http://www.zazzle.com/northwestphotos.
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5 Responses to On a Wing and a Prayer

  1. Beautiful! I love taking photos of them but don’t like them coming in for BIRDS lol there are enough mice lol

  2. Oh, they’re beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

  3. samacwns says:

    I love Raptors! Thanks for giving me my fix for the day!

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