bird

New pair

The new pair of sandhill cranes — one long-time resident, one newly welcome to the site — seem to be hitting it off. This picture was taken on the morning of Sept. 30 along Eola Road, north of Batavia Road. nature, wildlife, animal, bird, sandhill crane Photo: Bridget Iverson

The new pair of sandhill cranes — one long-time resident, one newly welcome to the site — seem to be hitting it off. This picture was taken on the morning of Sept. 30 along Eola Road, north of Batavia Road.

The good thing with the end of summer is that we can now enjoy these majestic creatures once again. This bald eagle was seen near the village. nature, wildlife, animal, bird, eagle Photo: Adrien Hourlier

The good thing with the end of summer is that we can now enjoy these majestic creatures once again. This bald eagle was seen near the Village.

(2/2) Even if you don't get a close shot, you can appreciate seeing a pair of ospreys at their nest in the Village in July. nature, wildlife, animal, bird, osprey Photo: Barb Kristen

Even if you don’t get a close shot, you can appreciate seeing a pair of ospreys at their nest in the Village in July and on a power pole at the Main Injector in August.

Animal rescue

(2/3) Michael Pfaff and Jason Hartman cover the hawk with a sweater. nature, animal, bird, hawk, red-tailed hawk, people, wildlife Photo: Jon Ylinen

n Aug. 24, Jon Ylinen and Katie Swanson were driving from Site 38 to Wilson Hall when they found a hawk sitting on the side of the road. The hawk wasn’t moving, so Ylinen parked, got out of the truck and walked toward it. The hawk hopped into the brush, so he called Roads and Grounds.

Crane in profile

Local photographer Gordon Garcia captured this shot of a sandhill crane along Batavia Road inside the east entrance of the lab. nature, wildlife, animal, bird, sandhill crane Photo: Gordon Garcia

Local photographer Gordon Garcia captured this shot of a sandhill crane along Batavia Road inside the east entrance of the lab.