An egret seen at Ridgefield wildlife refuge.
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Dowitchers take a pause from feeding in a Pacific Northwest wetlands.
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A pair of Hooded Merganser in breeding plumage on a Pacific Northwest stream.
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A Great Blue Heron displays a territorial warning as another approaches his hunting ground.
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The Red-tailed Hawk is colloquially known in the United States as the "chickenhawk," though it rarely preys on standard sized chickens.
Because they are easily trained as capable hunters, the majority of hawks captured for falconry in the United States are Red-tails.
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