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Old January 1st, 2015, 08:10 PM
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There was a Northern hawk owl in Eau Claire through most of December and I kept hoping to see it when I'd visit town, but no luck. 16th time's the charm, though. A friend and I went over to the neighborhood the owl's been hanging around and, with a little help from some other birders, we managed to not only see, but also to photograph this little beauty. Definitely a life bird for me--I've been hoping to see one for, literally, decades.

Name:  Northern hawk-owl, first glimpse 12-31-14 B.jpg
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Name:  Northern hawk-owl, Lars road EC closer 12-31-14 B.jpg
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Name:  Northern hawk-owl, Lars road EC closer 12-31-14 D.jpg
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"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."

"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"

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