Hawks

May 07, 2017  •  18 Comments

Hawk in the distance flying over the bosque.

 

This very large bird looks like an Osprey, but it doesn't seem to have read the owner's manual. It looks to be carrying a rodent of some type, but Ospreys are supposed to feed solely on fish. It flew out of the trees, saw me and made a quick turn back into the trees, so I only got one clear shot of it.

 

 

I am guessing this guy is a Northern Goshawk.

 


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Off Center & Not Even @ T & L Photos
Thanks, Julie!
Julie(non-registered)
Stunning images Tim. Birds in flight are always fabulous .. so are those clouds btw :)
Off Center & Not Even @ T & L Photos
Thanks, David!
David(non-registered)
They were ready for their close-ups. :)
Off Center & Not Even @ T & L Photos
Thanks, Sarah. It can be hard to identify some immature hawks and kites since they can have much different markings from when they mature.
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