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Red-shouldered Hawk and Western Gray Squirrel

Buteo lineatus

Habitat:

Woody area in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

Notes:

Young Red-shouldered Hawk being teased by an agile tree squirrel. This went on for quite a while, before the hawk finally had enough and flew away.

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7 Comments

KatCuff
KatCuff 8 years ago

BRING IT!!! Where'd he go?? Great encounter!

AliShiekh
AliShiekh 9 years ago

Great capture!

beallburton
beallburton 9 years ago

It's these sort of moments that always make me say "I wish I had my camera." I'm glad you had your so you could share.

SarahWhitt
SarahWhitt 9 years ago

This is toooooo cute! "Catch me if you can".....
Wonderful spotting!! :)

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 9 years ago

Looks like the squirrel has outsmarted the hawk in the 2nd picture!! Great shots!!

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Very nice with the squirrel!

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 9 years ago

Great interaction!

DonnaPomeroy
Spotted by
DonnaPomeroy

San Francisco, California, USA

Spotted on Feb 14, 2010
Submitted on Jan 28, 2012

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