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Swainson's Hawk

Buteo swainsoni

Description:

Swainson's Hawk near nesting site with 3 fledged young.

Habitat:

High Plains

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7 Comments

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

WoW,, nice caught,

BillCarpenter
BillCarpenter 10 years ago

Definitely making lots of noise but seemed more like a mother yelling at her children. She just happened to look down at me for the picture. A hawks way of saying cheese.

whirl_up_sea
whirl_up_sea 10 years ago

Shocked hawk!

Hema
Hema 10 years ago

That explains the expression!

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 10 years ago

Was she making much noise? Looks like she's yelling: "You just keep away!"

geminigail
geminigail 10 years ago

Beautiful!

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Great shot!

BillCarpenter
Spotted by
BillCarpenter

Laramie, Wyoming, USA

Spotted on Aug 26, 2011
Submitted on Sep 6, 2011

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