Red-tailed hawk at 9-10 months.
Red-tailed hawk at 5-6 months.
Adult Red-tailed Hawk who knows me all too well
Red-Tailed Hawk with a recently captured Coot, SBWR, 2-9-2015.
Red-Tail hears something, and decides to get low eventually burying his head in the ground while covering the prey.
Note that the Red-Tail is comfortable with me, however, something else is troubling him.
Ok, let's get even lower. What's going on Jim?
I'm going all the way down while covering my prey until they pass. Let me know when the coast is clear.
After eating 1/3rd of the Coot, the Red-Tailed Hawk decides to fly over to the reed heap table, SBWR, 2-9-2015.
Red-Tailed Hawk preparing to clean talons after eating, SBWR, 2-9-2015.
Red-Tailed Hawk with a recently captured Coot, 2-9-2015.