AMAZING shot! Next time maybe you can have him eating asquirrel :)
BEAUTIFUL!! I love Hawks. This is an amazing picture.
[…] I did get a glimpse of majesty yesterday, though. Right in my own backyard. Hubby spotted her and I was called to duty – it went a little like this: Honey! Camera! Hurry! Hawk! She was beautiful, and I was only mildly creeped out by the size of her blood tinged talons. A girl’s gotta eat though, huh? […]
Majestic is what comes to mind. How beautiful! We have some hawks in the ‘hood but I never have a camera with me…
[…] The girls call Grampa Grackle evil. I have to agree. He scares them – in fact when I was uploading images with Chickeymonkey on my lap, she turned her head away from his photos. We’re a nature loving family – but we’re all in agreement on this one. He’s one critter we just do not like. In fact I’d love to see this pretty girl swooping in to carry him off for lunch one of these days. heh. […]
[…] they’re about the size of Canadian Goose droppings – I’m guessing it’s either the Red Tailed Hawk or the Kestrel living nearby. I think I’ll flip my lid if it ends up being the Turkey […]
[…] morning, I spotted a Red-Tailed Hawk flying low through my back yard. That was cool. Mid-day, I listened as a Northern Flicker chirped […]
your photo is much clearer and closer than mine, I wish my bird would come down a few feet, or 10, so I could get a better shot
Indigo, I use a Panasonic Lumix FZ50, with a 12x optical zoom. This Red Tail was sitting at the very top of a birch tree in my backyard, so I zoomed in as much as I could and then cropped the photo to get more detail on the bird. I didn’t even see the bloody talons until I cropped!
[…] did get a glimpse of majesty yesterday, though. Right in my own backyard. Hubby spotted her and I was called to duty – it […]