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Red-shouldered Hawk, Stinson Beach

We heard this hawk calling all afternoon, a high repeated kee-ah. It flew off around the hills, later coming back to a dead tree stump in the parking lot. The underside of the wings was reddish with white near the tips; from above it showed clear red shoulders and a white wing bar. The call confirmed the identification; matched the recording we have from Cornell exactly.

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About Bill McCallum

I was born in Australia and came to the United States to pursue a Ph. D. in mathematics at Harvard University, met my wife, and never went back. I am a professor at the University of Arizona, working in number theory and mathematics education.

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