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John's helicopter is ready to fly over the ranch and farms. Hawks, such as the Red-tailed pictured above left, are frequently seen searching for food; Bobwhite quail (top right) returned in great numbers after the rains returned in 2015; Scissortail flycatchers nest in the area; and, a beaver pair built a dam that successfully retained water during a period of very little rain.