Sunday, October 16, 2011

Red-tailed hawk eating prey

Unless it's raining, I usually carry my digital camera whenever I run. This afternoon I was able to take this photograph in Morton Grove's Miami Woods just 10 feet from a red-tailed hawk eating a squirrel. Another man who was taking a photograph of this bird of prey informed me that the hawk was a juvenile--which is why it wasn't afraid of us.

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2 comments:

Tania said...

Ack! I have seen feather piles, not the feast itself during early morning runs in a local park.

Genevieve said...

For the hawk, a good day. For the squirrel, not so good.