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bird of prey

  1. Black-thighed Falconet

    Black-thighed Falconet

    Black-thighed Falconet (Microhierax fringillarius) 黑腿小隼, enjoying its prey, a "butterfly"
  2. Black-thighed Falconet

    Black-thighed Falconet

    Black-thighed Falconet (Microhierax fringillarius) 黑腿小隼, the world's smallest bird of prey.
  3. Crested Serpent Eagle

    Crested Serpent Eagle

    Crested Serpent Eagle (Spilornis cheela) 大冠鷲
  4. Bat Hawk

    Bat Hawk

    Bat Hawk (Macheiramphus alcinus) 食蝠鳶. Bird of prey that catches it's prey (Bat) and swallow in whole while still in mid-air then continue next prey.
  5. Eddie_the_Eagle

    UK buzzard populations 2-3 centuries ago?

    I'm trying to find out the estimated common buzzard Buteo buteo populations in the UK in the 1700s and 1800s, for some coursework I'm doing. So far I've found more than enough of 'the buzzard was widespread until around 1775' and 'in recent years its numbers have increased', but no actual...
  6. Red Shouldered Hawk

    Red Shouldered Hawk

    Circle B Bar Ranch Wildlife Preserve
  7. Buzzard.

    Buzzard.

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

    Marsh Harrier.jpg

    Marsh Harrier over my head
  9. 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...
  10. Northern Harrier.jpg

    Northern Harrier.jpg

    A Northern Harrier flying close to the ground looking for prey.
  11. 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! .
  12. Merlin.

    Merlin.

    Merlin (Female Juvenile possibly migratory from Iceland)
  13. 20210104_185808.jpg

    20210104_185808.jpg

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

    What is this please ?

    Sighted in Kent two days ago, can anyone advise me what this is please ?
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. Red Kite at Argaty near Doune

    Red Kite at Argaty near Doune

  18. Red Kite at Argaty near Doune

    Red Kite at Argaty near Doune

  19. Red Kite at Argaty near Doune

    Red Kite at Argaty near Doune

    Lovely Red Kite
  20. 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.
  21. 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?
  22. Unknown Bird of Prey

    Unknown Bird of Prey

    Taken of Bird of Prey in tree near Strangford Lough,
  23. 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/
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
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