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Posted in Bird Gallery on October 23, 2010

“To Go Anywhere That I Please”

A common but nonetheless amazing raptor, the Red-tailed Hawk has its well-known descending harsh scream, imitated often by jays and European Starlings.  I was practicing my flight shots on the numerous geese out in Rest Lake (on the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge) when the ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 21, 2010

Red-tailed Hawk in Flight

Here’s a shot I took on Oct. 18, 2010, at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.  I was trying out some new AF settings on the 7D for flight shots–primarily shooting geese, which were there by the thousands.  This awesome hawk entered the area and decided to fly ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 3, 2010

Rough-legged Hawk Profile

This shot was taken in December of 2008 at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.  This was one of those magic years when at least this Rough-legged Hawk would perch on the refuge signs and allow you to drive right up next to them.  This bird was within 8 feet of my vehicle. ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 3, 2010

Red-tailed Hawk

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Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 3, 2010

Harlan’s Hawk

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