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Prairie Hawk, spotted in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Oklahoma. When I fist parked near the Ikana Bridge that leads to the Chickasaw Cultural Center, I saw this bird perched high in a dead tree far away. I went back to get my camera, but he was gone when I returned. Then, much to my surprise, as I began crossing the bridge it swooped in and landed in a tree only about five meters away from me--and stuck around to pose for a few photos!