Friday, August 14, 2009

225: Free #15 Raptor


I think it's a red-tailed hawk eating a squirrel for breakfast. It was on the playhouse roof and let me get within about 15 feet of it!

9 comments:

  1. Incredible ferocity in the eye and beak. What an amazing shot!

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  2. I wonder if it's a Cooper's Hawk? The "raised hackles" look on the back of his head is kind of classic for the Cooper's. Whoever he is, it's a great candid shot!

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  3. What a shot....he wasn't going to let you interfere with his meal.

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  4. Wrapped in your Raptor, I'd peg out the occasional squirrel in an effort to attract her back. Wouldn't try to take the squirrel off her though, I don't see evidence of a sense of humour.

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  5. Gorgeous bird...although I'm glad I don't have to dine from HIS menu. Fabulous shot!

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  6. What a fabulous catch, yech, but wow!!

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  7. What a thrill to get that close. You got such sharp detail, as Bobbie said the eyes and beak are all business. A fine shot!

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