A screaming hawk in Springbank

This Red-tailed hawk is often perched on one of the telephone poles which line a gravel road along Highway 8, west of Calgary.  This morning I turned off to see if I could find her.  I did and she wasn’t overly pleased to see me.  As soon as I stopped near her pole-top perch, she took flight.  I felt like I stole this one before she flew further down the road.  I was happy with this image and didn’t want to harass her further so I left her alone.

2 responses

  1. Good for you! You had your camera ready otherwise you would have missed it. you are successful at catching the intensity and irritation. Happy that you let it be after that.

    August 23, 2012 at 8:56 pm

  2. Monster! (The photo, not the bird.)

    August 23, 2012 at 8:54 pm

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