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February 2019

Swainson’s Hawks by the Thousands – Hal Cohen – Monthly General Meeting

February 20 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Buena Vista Audubon Nature Center, 2202 South Coast Hwy.
Oceanside, CA 92054 United States
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Join BVAS for our Monthly General Meeting: This March, if rains have graced the Anza-Borrego Desert, an explosion will occur. Blooms of lily, primrose, and sand verbena will blanket the valley floor. Neon-colored Sphinx Moth caterpillars then emerge to decapitate the flowers. And thousands of Swainson’s Hawks will divert from their 6,000-mile migration to feast on the protein-and fat-rich larvae. Indeed, 2017 was such a year. Among the Swainson’s Hawks, word must have gotten out: 11,690 of these hawks were…

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