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July 20, 2014 in City
Bettina Hansen photo

Falconer Conor Bucalo, 20, flies Merlot, an 8-year-old Aplomado falcon patrolling a blueberry field, July 10 at Roy Farms in Moxee, Wash.

Master falconer Vahe Alaverdian, of Falcon Force, prepares a peregrine falcon named Sitting Bull on July 10 in Moxee, Wash. Raptors deter other birds from dining on crops such as cherries, blueberries and grapes.