Uinta Ground Squirrel (Potgut) and the red-tailed hawk

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Damnerd
Damnerd Senior Member • Posts: 2,870
Uinta Ground Squirrel (Potgut) and the red-tailed hawk
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Well, I was on my way to a known colony location but when I arrived all was not well for the colony of squirrel.  Red-tailed hawk had one down...

He blasted off with prey in tow...

but lost him in his haste

a looker on..... a sad tale no lunch for some and loss for another...

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windoze
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great captures and i enjoyed the narration! Thanks for showing the beauty in the struggle.

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Damnerd
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Re: Uinta Ground Squirrel (Potgut) and the red-tailed hawk

Thanks, its nature's way, isn't it?

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Gautam Majumdar Forum Pro • Posts: 14,722
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Nice action shots. #2 is my fav; I wished you had not to cut off the tips of the wings. However, in action series such things are inevitable.

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Damnerd
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Gautam Majumdar wrote:

Nice action shots. #2 is my fav; I wished you had not to cut off the tips of the wings. However, in action series such things are inevitable.

Yup, even tho' I think I'm ready....thanks for looking

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