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Red Tailed Hawk


Red Tailed Hawk
Photo Information
Copyright: Eric Reuter (reutere) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 26] (186)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-04-19
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 7 D and Battery Grip, Canon EF 400mm f/5.6 L
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-08-12 21:01
Viewed: 2256
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This juvenile Red Tailed Hawk was very tame, and allowed for many photographic opportunities. In this case, I was sitting on the ground near a tree he was in, when he flew right past my head (by less than a foot), and into the weeds going after prey. He then came up (empty handed) and posed for me.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-08-13 5:36]

Hello Eric,
FANTASTIC! What an opportunity! Splendid portrait in all aspects.
Regards,
Peter

hello Eric
super good sharpness head with great details and super colours
thanks greeting lou

And posed he DID! Love how you caught the sunlight in his eye and those feathers and details right down to the grass..TFS!!!

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