deponti (deponti) wrote,

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Chasing away the Red-tailed Hawk

I'd finished my walk, and was coming home, when I suddenly looked up, and saw a Red-tailed Hawk being chased all over the sky by Grackles and Robins:


Though they were rather high above me, and moving fast, I tried to aim and shoot.


The Hawk got away from them, and then started circling, looking for other prey:


I left it, still master of the sky:


If you'd like to see the close encounter I had with the Red-tailed Hawk (probably the same one, it's resident in the neighbourhood!)...

click here

to see how I do birding with a child in tow!
Tags: birding, forest, photography, st louis, weekend

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