Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “Raptor

On High

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A Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) sits at the top of it’s nest tree surveying the mountain side as the clouds brush past the high ridge.


Sharpie

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The local Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus) likes to come into our yard, and sit on the old bench for awhile. Meantime, scaring the bejammers out of all the little birds!


Looking to the Future

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A regal Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) looking into the setting sun.


The Bane…

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…to photography! There’s always that branch or that powerline or whatever, in the way. This beauty was quite a ways away from me, and I used full zoom on my P900 and didn’t see the branch. If I would I would have moved down a wee bit and maybe got rid of the branch. Anyway, here’s a beautiful Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) in all it’s splendor!


The Boss

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Here’s the boss! It keeps all the little birds on their toes! A Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus) It drops into the yard every day or so to see what it can catch for lunch. It went hungry today!


Eye To Eye

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Today we had another visit from the Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus) Today it came in close and sat on the perch for our feeders. No free lunch today!


Those Eyes

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A Sharp-shinned Hawk, dropped in at lunchtime and thankfully scared all the little birds away.  I’m happy to see it but don’t want it using our feeders as a buffet!  No luck this time buddy!