Raptors - Birds of Prey

Raptors - Birds of Prey (HM178V)

Location: Tulelake, CA 96134 Modoc County
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N 41° 50.65', W 121° 23.472'

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This steep cliff of nestholes and crevices overlooks the Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge and Lava Beds National Monument — fruitful hunting ranges for hawks, falcons, owls, and other birds of prey.

A favorable environment here is supporting a large number of raptors. In recent years, sixteen species have been identified in this area, among them the red-tailed hawk, prairie falcon and barn owl.

Raptors help to control rodent populations that might otherwise threaten crops. Some are able to consume their weight each day in mice, ground squirrels, and other small animals. Man has been their chief enemy, but today they are protected by law.
HM NumberHM178V
Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 633563 N 4633725
Decimal Degrees41.84416667, -121.39120000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 50.65', W 121° 23.472'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 50' 39.00" N, 121° 23' 28.32" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 Co Rd 126, Tulelake CA 96134, US
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