Patient Red-tailed Hawk - Click To Enlarge

Patient Red-tailed Hawk

This Red-tailed Hawk was not leaving his spot. Sitting in a dead tree over a sand dune he was sure dinner was in the brush below. Totally convinced of it.

Patient Red-tailed Hawk - Click To Enlarge
Patient Red-tailed Hawk – Click To Enlarge

The first photo I took was with a short lens, too small for this, but rule number one is take what you have been given, get clever later.

Patient Red-tailed Hawk - Click To Enlarge
Patient Red-tailed Hawk – Click To Enlarge

Once I saw he was too busy for me I took time and switched to a mid 300 mm lens and shot these images.

I never did see anything, he never gave up. We didn’t cross the line of going too close so he was there when we left.

 

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