Sunday, May 03, 2009

Red Tailed Hawk

Mary spotted this red tailed hawk and its nest in a grove of trees next to a local highway. I tried a couple times to get pictures with a point and shoot. Unfortunately, I couldn't get close enough to get decent pictures. I was able to see one chick poking its head out of the nest on one attempt. I went back tonight with the Nikon D90 and the big lens. The hawk was off the nest and I couldn't see a chick this time. I'll keep trying.


2 comments:

Zhoen said...

Now, that's a predatory look.

Dave King said...

Actually, it almost looks short-sighted, peering over non-existent specs'!

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