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Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on April 27, 2011

“Dang, it’s cold out here!”

A juvenile Red-tailed Hawk looks awful cold at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Nov. 13, 2009.  Taken with a Canon 40D, 1/320, f7.1, 260mm, ISO400, Canon 100-400mmL lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on December 29, 2010

Red-tailed Hawk Profile

This bird let me drive right up to it at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Dec. 17, 2010.  Canon 7D, 1/2000, f5.6, ISO1250, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on November 26, 2010

An Embarrassing Moment

Here’s a Red-tailed Hawk looking like he has “chicken legs.”  I caught this in January 2009 at the Ridgefield NWR in Washington state.  Canon Rebel XT, 1/2000, f8, ISO400, 400mm, Canon 100-400mm L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on November 26, 2010

Red-tailed Hawk Portrait

I snapped this portrait in January 2010, at the Ridgefield NWR, in Washington state.  These hawks seem to be more tolerant in winter, of visitors driving by them within eight feet of the sign or post they are perched on.  Taken with a Canon 40D, 1/250, f6.3, ISO400, 260mm, Ca ... Continue Reading

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

Red-tailed Hawk

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