Today one of the kestrels from box #1 was seen driving a hawk off which had been sitting on top of the box. The kestrel pursued it as far as the river and then returned to take up vigil on a telephone wire nearby.
The Panorama Vista Preserve is nearly 1000 acres of private land held in trust for the public by the 501 (2)c The Kern River Corridor Endowment and Holding Co., Bakersfield, California. It is located along both sides of the lower Kern River, immediately north of the Panorama Bluffs. Volunteers are working to restore and revegetate the land so as to encourage and promote the preservation, scientific understanding, educational benefits, and appropriate recreational of this greenbelt area.