Jan 272014
 
Journal - Late Afternoon

Dateline – October 15, 2013 When I go out looking for wildlife to photograph I generally prefer to start my hikes at the crack of dawn. Morning is one of the two times each day when wildlife is likely to be most active, and of the two it is probably the best. With a full

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Dec 032013
 
Red-tailed Hawk - Life Along the Dam

This was an interesting but brief observation. I spotted this Red-tailed Hawk as I drove into the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area late one afternoon. The hawk was flying low along the length of the Lewisville Lake Dam—an activity that seems to be enjoyed by the many different species of raptor that frequent the property.

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Sep 292013
 
Red-tailed Hawk - Vocal

I stirred this very vocal Red-tailed Hawk from his perch on a utility tower as I approached his position. I had heard the hawk calling for sometime before I saw him. As I drew nearer the redtail took to the air and circled overhead attempting to gain altitude. He vocalized frequently as he flew. Observation

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May 312013
 
Red-tailed Hawk - Baylor Nest Update: The Last

NOTE: This observation is a continuation of a previous post. The earlier article can be found here: Red-tailed Hawk – Baylor Nest Update 13 Well, this day was coming. The Red-tailed Hawk nest was empty when I arrive on site this past Saturday, and I knew what that meant—the eyas had fledged! Both parent birds

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May 172013
 
Red-tailed Hawk - Baylor Nest Update 12

NOTE: This observation is a continuation of a previous post. The earlier article can be found here: Red-tailed Hawk – Baylor Nest Update 11 Mom and dad were high in the sky when we arrived today. They obviously had been disturbed from the nest and were eager to get back. A couple of quick pictures

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May 102013
 
Red-tailed Hawk - Baylor Nest Update 11

NOTE: This observation is a continuation of a previous post. The earlier article can be found here: Red-tailed Hawk – Baylor Nest Update 10 Both adult Red-tailed Hawks were soaring high in the sky when we arrived at the nest this week. This allowed us an excellent look at their lone eyas. This fine looking

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May 052013
 
Red-tailed Hawk - Transmission Tower

I’ve been following a pair of Bald Eagles near Seagoville, Texas who are nesting on a transmission tower. Transmission towers can provide an excellent nesting platform for our larger birds, and in fact it is not just Bald Eagles who will make use of these structures. These pictures are of a Red-tailed Hawk who is

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May 032013
 
Red-tailed Hawk – Baylor Nest Update 10

NOTE: This observation is a continuation of a previous post. The earlier article can be found here: Red-tailed Hawk – Baylor Nest Update 9 When we arrived today we found the female Red-tailed Hawk on the nest, and the male on the far away cell phone tower as per usual. While we were observing, the

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