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It sat there for over 10 minutes – just a few feet outside my sun porch window. It allowed me to get the camera and many shots – I think the reflection of sunlight on the window kept it … Continue reading
This is my neighborhood Sharp Shinned Hawk. I had thought that the white spots on its back were perhaps leucism (genetic mutation). But when it poses like this, that pattern seems to be natural and quite a good camouflage in … Continue reading
It’s a hawk from Colorado, but I’m hesitant to identify it. Just love the colors and patterns on it. August 2017, Colorado, USA.
A red-tail hawk and a couple of bald eagles overlooking the Sandhill cranes. Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico, USA.
Sharp-shinned Hawk on a tall, flexible cypress in a breeze. Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
Sharp-shinned hawk, I think.Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
With perhaps the mark of a battle on its breast. Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
I thought it would fly if I moved to get the camera and I thought the light wasn’t enough, but the hawk didn’t and the light was okay. Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
Bosque del Apache, San Antonio, New Mexico, USA.
The end of the story is what I expected – the hawk kills the dove and gets its meal. What I hadn’t thought about was that the dove might fight back valiantly and might be alive way too long into … Continue reading
When the Sharp-shinned Hawk flew into the bird feeder area, the doves and sparrows scattered frantically. The hawk persisted until it got a dove. The circle of life continues as the feathers blow away. Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
Alongside the interstate just south of Rincon, New Mexico there’s a big nest in a mesquite tree. I’ve watched it for years usually slowing down to 65 mph. Often it’s empty, but sometimes there was a Redtail hawk in it. … Continue reading