In Memoriam: The Great Black Hawk

The news of the death of Portland's Great Black Hawk on Thursday, January 31, hit our family hard. This magnificent bird had flown, unintentionally, over a thousand miles beyond its range to brave a very different climate and ecosystem than the one it and its species are used to in the much warmer coastal regions …

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Great Black Hawk at Last

As we packed our bags for school, we discussed when we would go back to Portland (ME) to see the rare Great Black Hawk. Maura asked Jackson and I if we wanted to go tomorrow, but we had plans for that day. Then Jackson suggested going today, and sure enough, we did. It was a …

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