Sunday, November 18, 2012

Red-tailed Hawk

Red-tailed Hawks can be identified, of course, by their red tails; but also by the neckless of dark streaks across their lower breasts. Last week Gerry Hoekstra and I took a photo of this raptor just west of Faribault in Rice County, Minnesota. All three photos are of the same bird (but they are not sequential). I have previously blogged on Red-tailed Hawks on 9 January 2011.


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  1. Hi there. Good pictures, I really like the thrust you captured in the third photo. I live in Toronto, Canada, and recently, my wife, Jean, and I came upon an adult Red-tailed Hawk in Markham, Ontario. We have read that stalking a hawk is no easy task,that you have to sneak up on them when they are looking the other way. Well, this Hawk was only looking one way when it landed, and that was right at us! Fortunately, we had our camera with us and got some good pictures and video. We have posted them for anyone interested at: http://frametoframe.ca/photo-essay-red-tailed-hawk-sighting-markham-ontario

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