|All Photos by Ned Harris 12/22/11|
|Top two, adult Harris's Hawks|
|Bottom two, juveniles|
Ned's notes from Bill Mannan's presentation "Tucson's Urban Birds of Prey."
- Between 40 and 60 Harris's Hawk breeding groups in metro Tucson.
- Harris’s Hawks breed every month of the year in the Tucson area.
- In 2003, over 100 Harris’s Hawks were electrocuted. Tucson Electric Power is doing a good job trying to protect them by putting plastic insulation on all poles within 300 meters of known Harris’s Hawk nest sites. Look for plastic insulation atop transformers.
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