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Feb 13, 2013 20:53 |  #1

This young hawk showed up in my backyard on Monday and was squawking for a while. Eventually four squirrels chased it off. The overcast sky was constantly changing the lighting as I shot, as the sun would appear for just a few seconds at a time. Here are a few shots....

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Red Shouldered Hawk (external link) by sgribbin (external link), on Flickr

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Squawker (Red Shouldered Hawk) (external link) by sgribbin (external link), on Flickr

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Feb 13, 2013 20:53 |  #2

Gorgeous.


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Strong Forgives,
Intelligent Ignores!
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Jerry ­ Liguori
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Feb 13, 2013 21:58 |  #3

Beautiful Red-shouldered Hawk (adult), one of my favorite birds and fantastic photos.




  
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Feb 13, 2013 22:10 |  #4

very nice work!


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Feb 14, 2013 17:45 |  #5

Thank you everyone for the nice comments! And thanks Jerry for correcting me on the age of this hawk. :D


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Feb 14, 2013 20:52 |  #6

Beautiful!



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Feb 17, 2013 19:49 |  #7

Thank you TammyC!


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