Buteos

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Rufous Morph Red-tailed Hawk – Finally Some Photos in Good Light

2018-05-09T05:18:53+00:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: Box Elder County, Red-tailed Hawks, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I have been trying to photograph this rufous morph Red-tailed Hawk in good light since the first time I spotted her on the 24th of March in northern Utah, yesterday I finally accomplished that goal.

Male Northern Harrier Diving After Falling Prey – Paying Attention Beyond the Viewfinder

2018-05-05T05:36:46+00:00May 5th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Northern Harriers, Swainson's Hawks, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I was able to take these photos of the male Northern Harrier diving after his falling prey because I looked beyond my viewfinder and quickly locked onto the action happening overhead.

Rough-legged Hawk Lift Off At Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

2018-02-08T05:32:27+00:00February 8th, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Rough-legged Hawks, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Rough-legged Hawk's wings were fully extended above its body while its feet were still firmly planted on the ground and with one downward swoop of its long wings it was airborne right after this was photo was created.