Captured over a meadow, west of Oak Bluff, Manitoba, Canada…Better seen enlarged….Wow..Two Red-Tailed Hawks scanning for their next meal, both in the same field…Perhaps they are family, and the younger one above is in training.
Canon EOS Rebel T3I 18.0 MP CMOS w Sigma APO Macro 150mm Macro lens Shutter speed 1/640 AV 11.0 ISO 250 Focal Length 500mm…Further enhanced in Corel Paintshop Pro x3
Red-tailed Hawk: Large, highly variable hawk with brown upperparts, head and throat. The underparts are pale with brown streaks. Wings are pale below with dark bar at leading edge and dark tips. The tail is red-brown with dark terminal band. Legs and feet are yellow. Soars on thermals and updrafts.
Range and Habitat
Red-tailed Hawk: Found in Alaska and Canada south to Panama. Found in open country, woodlands, prairie groves, mountains, plains, farmlands, and roadsides
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Pictures with the WOW Factor!…10 June 2012
The World As We See It , or as we missed it….10 June 2012