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Dead Trees Are Best, Hawk

One thing I learned about open swamps is to check the dead trees and snags.

Dead Trees Are Best, Hawk
Dead Trees Are Best, Hawk

The Red-shouldered Hawks will use the high vantage point whenever one is near.

Dead Trees Are Best, Hawk
Dead Trees Are Best, Hawk
Dead Trees Are Best, Hawk
Dead Trees Are Best, Hawk

Even if it is a little ‘spindly’ at the top like the last shot above.

Dead Trees Are Best, Hawk
Dead Trees Are Best, Hawk
Dead Trees Are Best, Hawk
Dead Trees Are Best, Hawk

I’ve also found many of the Florida / Georgia birds have less color than their Lowcountry cousins.