Columbia Bottom CA.  St. Louis county MO.

Red-winged Blackbirds
Taiga Merlin

Northern Harrier
snatched a Red-winged Black
but didn't want to share, kept it quite like a Purple Gallinule

Brian Prather's dark Red-tailed Hawk back from last year
dark rump; finely barred red tail w/wide sub-terminal band

LBIMO (like bird in my opinion)
Bill Rudden
St. Louis 

The Audubon Society of Missouri's Wild Bird Discussion Forum
ASM Spring Meeting: April 27, 2012 in Joplin, MO