It seems like it’s been a month or more that I’ve been listening to the screeches of hawks in the backyard of my home, which by the way faces a magnificent Natural Park Area. While in my yard; a silhouette and a swoop of a huge bird caught my eye.
I ran inside the house to get the camera, thank goodness I had a battery & disc in the camera. My dog, had no idea what the heck I was up to but knew well enough to stay clear of my urgent, grab and dash with the camera.
Two juvenile Swainson’s Hawks were perched on the swings in the playground and the parent Hawk high above them on the lamp post. The “call and response” of the three went on and on. That mother (maybe father?) was determined to get those Hawks flying.
Once they took flight the amazing wing span and movement was a sight to see. See if you can tell which is adult and which are the young?
This Fall 2017 “take flight” have a wonderful season, and soar high.