Category Archives: Birds of Prey

Red-tail Hawk

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So this just happened…

My husband and I just walked in the door this morning when I noticed something fly across the yard.  I looked out to find that a Cooper’s Hawk had caught his morning meal–a Mourning Dove.     It was quite … Continue reading

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I’ve been trying to get outside at least an hour a day for the past few weeks.  It’s definitely getting chillier out (although we did have a freaky warm day recently!) and I can hardly believe Halloween is only 2 … Continue reading

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Cooper’s Hawk

I hope s/he doesn’t make a habit of feasting on my chipmunks and songbirds, but seeing this Cooper’s Hawk in action right outside my window was quite thrilling!

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Broad-winged Hawk

I had the fantastic opportunity to photograph a Broad-winged Hawk that lives at the science and nature center near my home.  This center houses previously-injured raptors that can no longer survive in the wild.  The Broad-winged Hawk is a more … Continue reading

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Birds, bees, and butterflies

I recently came across a blooming Butterfly Bush.  This plant is so beautiful when it is blooming, and it was attracting all kinds of bees and butterflies.  I did a quick internet search to see if this was a plant … Continue reading

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Broad-winged Hawk

  Sometimes, you just get really lucky!  I was photographing some flowers when I looked up and saw this Broad-winged Hawk fly by.  I just pointed and snapped–no time to deal with camera settings.  I was so happy when I … Continue reading

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