Date: 10/5/17 12:06 am
From: Jeff Bray <jbray4913...> [OrangeCountyBirding] <OrangeCountyBirding-noreply...>
Subject: [OrangeCountyBirding] Re: Two Broad-winged Hawks flyover at Mile Square
Checklist below with some photos of the bird. I thought I had some shots
with both in view, but I didn't. Certainly an exciting afternoon.
Keep your eyes to the sky when you're out and about. Never know what might
be flying by.


Jeff Bray
Irvine, CA

On Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 5:39 PM, Jeff Bray <jbray4913...> wrote:

> Standing here looking in the Eucapyptus trees for Jim’s Black-throated
> Green Warbler (which was seen briefly by the way around 4:45p) there were a
> hawk that caught the corner of my eye. When I had a glimpse and saw clean
> white underwings and no dark marks on the leading edge of the wings, I knew
> it was something interesting. A second bird appeared and both birds gained
> altitude quickly and started moving NE. I took quite a few photos I’ll
> share later. Certainly knew they were possible this time of year but I was
> not expecting to see one, let alone two.
> Jeff Bray
> Irvine, CA

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