Red-tailed Hawks and Robins

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DS Porter
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Red-tailed Hawks and Robins
3 months ago

I captured these images using a Celestron telescope and a Canon 70D that I was getting setup in my backyard for some astrophotography. I noticed these Red-tailed Hawks in a tree about 80 yards from our house. They were both sitting there for a while as a group of Robins were harassing them. One of them got awfully close, but eventually both Hawks flew away.

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In reply to DS Porter, 3 months ago

Love that second shot!

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Tom

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In reply to DS Porter, 3 months ago

REALLY cool/lucky shots!

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In reply to DS Porter, 3 months ago

Right place, right time. I agree with Tom on the 2nd image. You could put a lot of entertaining captions on that image.

Thanks for posting.

Wayne

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In reply to dwa1, 3 months ago

I was out there for about an hour before I got it. The robin kept bouncing around from branch to branch and finally landed there. I snapped three shots before it flew off again.

Thanks for the comments.

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In reply to DS Porter, 3 months ago

2nd one is a cracker. What are you looking at? ^_^

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