Red-shouldered Hawk

Red-shouldered Hawk

Part  of the swamp I visit is dotted with dead trees, victims of time and probably changing water levels.

Red-shouldered Hawks are among the birds that find them to be good perches with little to obstruct their view.

Red-shouldered Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk

This fellow was hunting for lunch in the water below.

Red-shouldered Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk

January 22, 2020

6 thoughts on “Red-shouldered Hawk”

    1. Thanks, Sandra! Powerful, yes! I’ve seen them with some amazing catches that you might not expect them to tackle, including a turtle and large snakes.

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