Red Tailed Hawk

Posted by
Craig (Vacaville, California, United States) on 5 January 2008 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

From the Grizzly Island series.

Many thanks to Matt Trujillo for helping me identify these birds! Matt you are great!!!

SONY DSC-H9 1/640 second F/4.5 ISO 80 78 mm

Barbara from Florida, United States

Excellent. He is watching YOU!

5 Jan 2008 5:32am

Ina from Krugersdorp, South Africa

Looks like he is playing hide and seek! Nice capture Graiger!

5 Jan 2008 8:07am

@Ina: Thanks! He was definitely analyzing my intentions!

eddy from Tehran, Iran

wow taking such photo is very hard and time consuming

5 Jan 2008 9:18am

@eddy: He did lead me on a bit of a chase! Thanks for your comments eddy!

>x(((°)c Picto from Nîmes, France

A very piercing watch

nice snap

5 Jan 2008 10:39am

pedro alexandre from loures, Portugal

wonderful shot, nice work.

5 Jan 2008 11:08am

Betty from New Jersey, United States

Wonderful shot, Craiger.

5 Jan 2008 12:09pm

Richard_Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

Magnificent sky hunter, how did you manage to sneak up so easily?

5 Jan 2008 12:16pm

@Richard_Irwin: It really wasn't all that easy. He kept on flying from place to place. But, I was persistent in my pursuit! Thanks Richard!!!

Robert B from Hamburg, United States

very nice capture and you were close to him too ! well done !!

5 Jan 2008 1:07pm

Shutterbug from Chennai, India

how far was he?

5 Jan 2008 1:12pm

@Shutterbug: He was about 30 to 40 feet up in this tree!

Jen from Alpharetta, United States

Wonderful capture

5 Jan 2008 1:57pm

Anna Marie from Menomonee Falls, United States

Wonderful capture!

5 Jan 2008 2:39pm

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Outstanding compo!

5 Jan 2008 2:54pm

badala from Leiria, Portugal

Nice capture.

5 Jan 2008 4:10pm

Stunner from Kingston, Jamaica

Nice capture Craiger!

5 Jan 2008 5:22pm

standley from brou-sur-chantereine, France

Just a superb capture. Well done

5 Jan 2008 9:49pm

Michael from Wuppertal, Germany

WOW! great shot of a very majestic looking bird.

5 Jan 2008 9:58pm

Wolfgang Prigge from Canada

Good capture!

6 Jan 2008 12:52am

Daniel from stranded in Kenmare, United States

i think he is eyeballing you!

6 Jan 2008 10:02pm

@Daniel: I know he is. I was there!

ManuelaR from Hainburg, Germany

Well done!

7 Jan 2008 9:32am

Dang from Marietta, United States

Your patience paid off well, excellent shot.

10 Jan 2008 4:44pm

SONY DSC-H9
1/640 second
F/4.5
ISO 80
78 mm