ferruginous hawk

An adult ferruginous hawk watches for prey.

Blue Mountain Audubon Society will meet in person, for the first time since spring 2020, program chair Nancy Mitchell said in a release.

Mark Vekasy will discuss the results of a recent study of ferruginous hawks in the state. Vekasy is assistant district wildlife biologist for the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife in the Blue Mountains of Southeast Washington.

His presentation will be 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, in Room 129 of Olin Hall at Whitman College. Access Olin by the main entrance near Sheehan Gallery facing Ankeny Field.

A door monitor will be present from 6:45-7:15 p.m. after which access to the building will be unavailable.

All attendees must wear a mask and show proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

The Magpiper, full of articles about birds, is online at blumtn.org.


Annie joined the U-B news staff in 1979 and since 1990 has written Etcetera, a daily community column. She was promoted to a copy editing post in 2007. She edits copy, designs and lays out pages, including the weekly arts and entertainment guide Marquee,

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