Friday, March 9, 2012

FLYday- Red-tailed Hawk


Red-tailed hawk, Buteo jamaicenis in flight, Phippsburg Maine

FLYday is an homage to what our feathered friends do best, fly.

22 comments:

  1. Such a stately looking bird
    Well done
    ~R~

    M. C. S.
    March 09, 2012 07:27 PM

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  2. Algis Kemezys (OS)March 10, 2012 at 11:03 AM

    A real beauty...Thanks for sharing it.

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    Algis Kemezys
    March 10, 2012 01:23 AM

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  3. A Simple Shutterbug (OS)March 11, 2012 at 9:29 AM

    We see quite a few of these, but I've never been able to get a good photo. Love seeing yours!

    A Simple Shutterbug
    March 10, 2012 01:56 PM

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  4. Gorgeous how its wingtips are distinctly splayed to catch the air.

    Linnnn
    March 11, 2012 09:21 AM

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  5. TexWisGirl, thank you. Such and odd point of view for the bird, too. Head on is not the usual raptor angle.

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  6. great capture of the hawk, love how all the wing tip feathers are very distinct

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  7. Crafty, thank you. To get that kind of sharpness in a moving subject is not easy to do. I'm thrilled so many viewers have appreciated that.

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  8. Nice capture Robin!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  9. Boom and Gary, thank you guys. You know just how hard a shot that was, too!

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  10. Love the picture of this stately bird. Coming directly toward you is always hard to get.

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  11. Yes, indeed, Bill S. Thanks for appreciating that.

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  12. Very nice photo of the hawk in flight.

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  13. Very nice capture of this magnificent bird.

    Regards and best wishes

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  14. Mick, Tatjana, Andrew and Joo, thanks to all of you for looking and commmenting. I appreciate you all.

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  15. great shot of a beautiful hawk. :)

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  16. Nice shot Robin! I was glad to hear your Mum has reached 102 years of age. At only 90 my mom is still a youngin'

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  17. Beautiful, wingtip to wingtip!

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  18. Nature's foostep, Springman and Pat, thank you very much for the views and comments. I love the raptors. This may sound like an 'ah duh' thing to say. But, I do know a few people who don't. They only like the little birds, the ones they regard as pretty. But, what beauty in the power of that flight!

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  19. You were in the right place at the right time ... something every photographer dreams of. Nice shot and beautiful bird.

    Andrea @ From the Sol
    http://www.fromthesol.blogspot.com

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