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Old Jun 5, 2010, 1:51 PM   #1
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Default Hawks Nest Final

I have been following this Red-shouldered Hawks nest since catching the pair mating in the first week of February. This nest has had a happy ending as the two chicks have fledged. They are flying and eating away from the nest, with the adults help.


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Old Jun 5, 2010, 2:10 PM   #2
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Great shots!

The first one in particular is superb!
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Old Jun 5, 2010, 3:28 PM   #3
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fantastic shots - especially love the first and fourth ones and i have some lens envy too =)
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Old Jun 5, 2010, 6:00 PM   #4
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Very good shots - love to hear that the babies made it so far. Your pictures with the DA*300 are always capable of creating lens envy - they went a long way toward getting me to look at it. That's something you DON'T want to do unless you are planning on shelling out the money for one - it grabbed my attention and wouldn't let me go.
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Old Jun 5, 2010, 6:55 PM   #5
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Three cheers, Ed.
For the hawks and you for sharing with us.

Life's a breeze on a Goldwing...
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Old Jun 5, 2010, 11:24 PM   #6
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#1 & #4 are great shots .... happy to see the youngsters have survived so far.
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first and last (with the first being the best) are great.

Never have gotten one raptor shot (in the wild) I'm always impressed on how you can get these shots.

Great work

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Old Jun 10, 2010, 5:16 PM   #8
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Thanks so much for keeping us informed of the progress, and thanks for sharing these (once again) amazing photos!
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