Date: 1/25/19 4:22 am
From: Jimmy Woodard <j.woodard...>
Subject: Re: Crested Caracara/ Claypool, Jefferson County***CORRECTION
Correction: This spot is in Jefferson County,
not Stephens as I wrote in the first sentence. Sorry.



Jimmy



From: okbirds [mailto:<OKBIRDS...>] On Behalf Of Jimmy Woodard
Sent: Friday, January 25, 2019 6:13 AM
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: [OKBIRDS] Crested Caracara/ Claypool, Jefferson County



Yesterday, I found one Crested Caracara at the normal spot at
Claypool in Stephens County along Hwy 70.

It was found approximately 9 miles east of the Hwy 81/70
intersection near Waurika.

There is a large green field on the north side of the road.
Looks to be planted in maybe winter wheat. There are

A lot of cows and a few dead cows were seen. While scanning
the field, I saw a caracara come flying into view

heading south. The bird continued it's unwavering flight due
south over the highway and then disappeared from

view over a ridge.

If you plan to drive the ranch roads in this area to look for
the bird, be cautioned that many are heavily rutted

and potholed due to the recent rains. I didn't have to worry
about getting stuck but I did high center a couple of

times.





Jimmy Woodard

Midwest City, OK


 
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