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Demonstration teaches Schriever kids about raptors

A Harris’s Hawk darts across the fitness center, highlighting the bird’s agility during HawkQuest’s raptor demonstration at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Predatory birds like hawks are known to be extremely skilled flyers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman William Tracy)

A Harris’s Hawk darts across the fitness center, highlighting the bird’s agility during HawkQuest’s raptor demonstration at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Predatory birds like hawks are known to be extremely skilled flyers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman William Tracy)

A Harris’s Hawk lands atop Melissa Tofflemower’s falconry glove during HawkQuest’s raptor demonstration at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday, June 21, 2016.  The hawk was trained to fly toward Tofflemower when called. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman William Tracy)

A Harris’s Hawk lands atop Melissa Tofflemower’s falconry glove during HawkQuest’s raptor demonstration at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday, June 21, 2016. The hawk was trained to fly toward Tofflemower when called. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman William Tracy)

Melissa Tofflemower, a raptor educator, teaches children about the wingspan of the birds during HawkQuest’s raptor demonstration at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Children learned the difference between each bird’s wingspan, hunting traits and other unique characteristics. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman William Tracy)

Melissa Tofflemower, a raptor educator, teaches children about the wingspan of the birds during HawkQuest’s raptor demonstration at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Children learned the difference between each bird’s wingspan, hunting traits and other unique characteristics. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman William Tracy)

Renee Davis, a HawkQuest volunteer, holds up an Aplomado Falcon for children to see during HawkQuest’s raptor demonstration at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday, June 21, 2016. The Aplomado falcon was the smallest bird shown at the demonstration. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman William Tracy)

Renee Davis, a HawkQuest volunteer, holds up an Aplomado Falcon for children to see during HawkQuest’s raptor demonstration at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday, June 21, 2016. The Aplomado falcon was the smallest bird shown at the demonstration. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman William Tracy)

A Harris’s Hawk perches atop a falconry glove during HawkQuest’s Raptors demonstration at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday, June 21, 2016. The event provided children a chance to learn about predatory birds and see them in action. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman William Tracy)

A Harris’s Hawk perches atop a falconry glove during HawkQuest’s Raptors demonstration at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday, June 21, 2016. The event provided children a chance to learn about predatory birds and see them in action. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman William Tracy)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.-- -- A Harris’s Hawk darts across the fitness center, highlighting the bird’s agility during HawkQuest’s raptor demonstration at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Predatory birds like hawks are known to be extremely skilled flyers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman William Tracy)
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