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  1. Red Shouldered Hawk

    Red Shouldered Hawk

    Circle B Bar Ranch Wildlife Preserve
  2. Buzzard.

    Buzzard.

    Buzzard (Pale phase in flight) Pale phase Buzzard could be confused with Rough-legged Buzzard or Long-legged Buzzard.
  3. Marsh Harrier.jpg

    Marsh Harrier.jpg

    Marsh Harrier over my head
  4. Dimitra_v

    Dead raptor ID (Greece)

    I saw this corpse washed up on the shore. I took a close-up of its talons to see if that helps with the identification. I found it in the Thermaikos gulf, Thessaloniki. Anyone know what It might be? I dont know many birds of prey, and this one is really decomposed. I just worry if it is a rare...
  5. Northern Harrier.jpg

    Northern Harrier.jpg

    A Northern Harrier flying close to the ground looking for prey.
  6. M

    Identification help!

    Can someone help me identify this bird— I’m not even sure if it’s a bird of prey or a falcon honestly. I live in Northern California if that means anything.....All help is appreciated! .
  7. Merlin.

    Merlin.

    Merlin (Female Juvenile possibly migratory from Iceland)
  8. 20210104_185808.jpg

    20210104_185808.jpg

    Red-tailed Hawk hunting
  9. What is this please ?

    What is this please ?

    Sighted in Kent two days ago, can anyone advise me what this is please ?
  10. Kestrel hovering

    Kestrel hovering

    I finally found a good Kestrel hunting ground near my house and spent a day last year photographing them. At one point there were 5 Kestrels hunting along the same ridge line. This was my favourite shot of the day.
  11. Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle

    Half of the nesting pair. Very vocal birds. Windy day, thus, the ruffled feathers. Edited for exposure, contrast, and white balance. Used the stock Samsung editing app. Really have no clue how to properly edit.
  12. Red Kite at Argaty near Doune

    Red Kite at Argaty near Doune

  13. Red Kite at Argaty near Doune

    Red Kite at Argaty near Doune

  14. Red Kite at Argaty near Doune

    Red Kite at Argaty near Doune

    Lovely Red Kite
  15. Juvenile Cooper's Hawk - Central Park, NYC

    Juvenile Cooper's Hawk - Central Park, NYC

    This young Cooper's Hawk was quite cooperative as it put on a display unsuccessfully chasing several squirrels in Central Park NYC. The photo was shot with a Canon 7d Mark II and a Canon 100-400 f4/L II lens.
  16. Thanks to the Seagulls

    Thanks to the Seagulls

    Thanks to the Seagulls, they chased this Buzzard straight to me he was looking at me as much as I was looking at him. Who had the better lens?
  17. Unknown Bird of Prey

    Unknown Bird of Prey

    Taken of Bird of Prey in tree near Strangford Lough,
  18. Osprey at Loch of the Lowes - Dunkeld

    Osprey at Loch of the Lowes - Dunkeld

    That's both parents keeping an eye on the other male in the sky. Take a look at the birds and the nest live from there webcam. https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/things-to-do/watch-wildlife-online/loch-of-the-lowes-webcam/
  19. Osprey at Loch of the Lowes - Dunkeld

    Osprey at Loch of the Lowes - Dunkeld

    At the Loch of the Lowes and 8:55 Saturday morning. The sun was behind clouds so not the best light to take shots at a distance. So I took my chances while I could. The male had arrived with some extra nesting material and I thought that was it. But decided to stay a little longer as I had...
  20. Osprey at Loch of the Lowes - Dunkeld

    Osprey at Loch of the Lowes - Dunkeld

    At the Loch of the Lowes and 8:55 Saturday morning. The sun was behind clouds so not the best light to take shots at a distance. So I took my chances while I could. The male had arrived with some extra nesting material and I thought that was it. But decided to stay a little longer as I had...
  21. Buzzard on the hunt

    Buzzard on the hunt

    It was a fair distance away but still managed to capture it.
  22. Secretarybird

    Secretarybird

    Another bird we managed to get with an Elephant backdrop in Namibia - the Elephants are so obliging, and I love the pose this Secretarybird gave us !
  23. Jackal Buzzard

    Jackal Buzzard

    Another wonderful chap that wasn't bothered by us, we sat so long there that we ended up leaving before he did !
  24. Pygmy Falcon

    Pygmy Falcon

    The smallest falcon on the African continent, these tiny raptors are only about 20cm long and not always easy to spot !
  25. Bateleur Eagle Feeding

    Bateleur Eagle Feeding

    A Bateleur Eagle feeding on an unknown bird - Namibia, September 2017
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