Thursday, March 10, 2011

Anahuac: Red-tailed Hawks

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As I mentioned in my first post about Anahuac, we saw about 40 Red-tailed Hawks in and around the refuge.

As usual happens with Red-taileds, most of them took flight as soon as we stopped the car and/or approached them. However, several circled overhead, giving me a chance to take photos of them in  flight.

 
 

A couple of others sat on utility poles long enough for me to take pictures of them from different angles.




Another was too busy throwing up something it had eaten to worry about me.


And one seemed to be as interested in me as I was in it!

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2 comments:

Birdwoman said...

Wonderful hawk pictures. We have a trip to Anahuac planned for next week. I hope the blustery wind will give us a break this time. When we were there in January, it just about blew us off the map.

Jeff said...

You never can tell! It was very windy at Paul Rushing this morning but there were lots of birds and none seemed bothered by it.