My Blind Date with a Red-tailed Hawk

Sandy Planisek, editor of the Mackinaw News, spent an afternoon in the blind with Nick and wrote a nice article about her experience. We’ve extracted pages 14-17 of the May 15, 2022 edition here for her write-up on raptor banding.

If you are not a regular reader of Sandy’s e-newspaper, you ought to consider signing up.  It is one of the most interesting reads around!  Send an email to ( and ask to be added to the subscriber list.

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