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Thursday, December 29, 2016

Soaring by


Earlier this month I showed a few Rough-legged Hawk photos (see post on 6 December 2016).  Today I was working outdoors when I looked up to see the Rough-legged Hawk soaring by directly overhead.  Luckily my camera was nearby.  This is a nice view of the underwing pattern with large dark carpal ("wrist") patches.

2 comments:

L. Broderick. WestCountyHawkWatch said...

Wonderfully fantastic..... glad you had your camera near! Great over wintering visitor. We've had a few in the region this year. Some years we don't get them, this has ben a great year! Thanks for documenting and sharing...

Jackie Sones said...

Thanks, Larry! A beautiful bird...wish they were around more often!

:) Jackie