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Red-tailed Hawk
Habitat
Red-tails prefer open areas, such as fields or deserts, with high perching places nearby from which they can watch for prey. But these birds are adaptable and also dwell in mountains and tropical rain forests. Hawks have even embraced human habitats.
Location
Backyard, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
Date taken
February, 2021
Scientific name
Buteo jamaicensis
Equipment used
Nikon D90, SIGMA 80-400/4.5-5.6 DG OS. plus a 1+1/4 extender. Hand held
lovely how the red is showing on that fan tail. excellent work as ever Helwa g/f.
i keep on missing to be the first to comment gurrr.
 
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A beauty of a detailed in flight, lighting and capture KC, lovely job and many tfs.
 
beautiful underlighting kc...a brilliant capture...well done and many thanks...
 
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That's a wonderful fly-over catch KC.

Very well done lassie.
 

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