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Canon EOS 7D
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Sep 24, 2012, 7:06:36 AM
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Accipiter by mydigitalmind Accipiter by mydigitalmind
With over 4000 birds counted at Higbee this morning, the Hawks were sticking around for easy pickings. This shot was actually taken pretty close to eye level up on the dike, the Hawk is just banking a bit.

Cooper's Hawk
Higee Dike
Cape May, New Jersey
Canon 7D / EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM

© Melissa Mancuso Penta // All Rights Reserved
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012
superb capture indeed
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!
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barcon53 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012
Nice catch!
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!
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:iconbarcon53:
barcon53 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012
You're welcome! :)
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DoveThunder Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012
Stunning. What a beautiful bird. :) Your photography really lets me appreciate how incredible birds are.
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much! That's what I want to do - show people birds that they may never see :)
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:icondovethunder:
DoveThunder Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012
You're welcome! Well, you're certainly achieving your goal! :aww:
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Regolith247 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012
One of my favorite raptors! Great shot!
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!
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