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Red Tailed Hawk

Started by jmcarp, 08/10/2015 10:02PM
Posted 08/10/2015 10:02PM Opening Post
This immature red tailed hawk perched on our fence for at least a half hour before flying over to the grassy berm surrounding the reservoir behind our house, where he caught a vole or pocket gopher (not sure which). He then returned to the fence, where he proceeded to consume the unfortunate small critter before departing.

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Posted 08/10/2015 10:02PM #1
Closer up.

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Posted 03/15/2022 07:29AM #2
Shot this series of a Red Tailed Hawk near Millerton Lake, California.

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Posted 03/15/2022 07:31AM #3
When I arrived he was already sitting on the branch with his back to me. I didn't take any photos then but he soon repositioned himself so he could see me. He didn't fly rather he just turned around. It was great to see.

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Posted 03/15/2022 07:32AM #4
He soon got his balance.

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Posted 03/15/2022 07:33AM #5
He went back to work looking for his next meal.

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