Columbian Ground Squirrel, Old Oregon Trail, Idao

On the Menu Today…


WC likes raptors. Hawks, eagles, harriers, falcons; they are elegant, powerful predators. But they have to eat. And WC wants to talk about what they eat. Swainson’s Hawks, probably the most common species in the spring and summer here in southwestern Idaho, reportedly feed their brood of 3-4 nestlings every 10-15 minutes during daylight hours.…