A Big Year - birds

Challenge #40 in the A Big Year series. Hosted by gidgetto.
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Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2017. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
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This Red-Shouldered Hawk perched in my neighbor's yard and gave me time to run back to my house, grab my camera and frame the shot.
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Submitted: Saturday, 9th December, 2017 15:54 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 2nd December, 2017
Focal length: 300 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 400
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