buteo (hawk) lagopus (hare-footed)
Wednesday, November 12, 1980 — 2:30 pm
Barrington, Illinois — Crabtree Nature Center
This one was easy. Pat and I were driving along the entrance road at Crabtree when we spotted two Rough-legged Hawks. They were standing at the edge of a cornfield about 20 yards off the road. They flew to the middle of the field, landed, then flew to the far end and landed on the ground again.