Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “Raptor

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!


Sharpie

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A Sharp-shinned hawk, drops by our yard on occasion to check on all it’s little brothers and sisters to make sure they are paying attention!


The Culprit

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Here’s the culprit.  Always chasing all my little birds away.  But, they disappear until this Sharp-shinned Hawk moves on.  I don’t mind, because I really like the raptors too!


Sharpie

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A regular visitor to our garden.  A Sharp-shinned Hawk.  He likes to see if he can pick off any slow songbirds!