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A Hoot

I was sitting in my favorite tree stand Sunday afternoon when a barred owl hooted in a tree about 100 yards behind me. More

American Kestrel

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Falco sparverius
The smallest and most colorful of North American falcons, American kestrels are often seen along highways where they perch on telephone wires or hover over grassy medians as they hunt. More

Avian Ally

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Missouri enthusiasts keep an ancient hunting partnership alive. More

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Flocks or "kettles" of several hundred migrating broad-winged hawks soaring overhead are a common sight in late September. More

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An adult bald eagle scans the clear waters of the Niangua River for fish. More

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With prominent ear tufts and a height of approximately 22 inches, the great horned owl is easy to identify. More

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A male northern harrier attempts to flush a male prairie chicken off his booming ground. More

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An immature bald eagle takes off in pursuit of a snow goose meal. More

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A juvenile red-shouldered hawk stands over a crappie on the bank of the Osage River below Bagnell Dam. More