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This Red-tailed Hawk managed to balance on the edge of this branch as he was getting mass mobbed by Blackbirds, Grackles and Crows.



Red-tailed Hawk
Sapsucker Woods, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Ithaca, New York
Canon 7D / EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM

Melissa Mancuso Penta // All Rights Reserved
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quaddie Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012
Great behavioral series Melissa :).
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mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks! It really was the perfect photo op!
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quaddie Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012
Nature being helpful,for a change :).
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TerribleTer Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012
Great shot, with nice color and composition!
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mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks! Thankfully, I had a willing subject... ok.. maybe not "willing" but he was busy with the smaller birds ;)
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JRd1st Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Great one! :clap:
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mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks! :)
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:relax: Beautiful photo :relax:
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mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!!
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bluesgrass Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
It's amazing!!
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mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!
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DBlinman Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Great shot.
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mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!
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DBlinman Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Spectacular capture! :)
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mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks! :)
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome. :)
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DoveThunder Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012
Wow. It looks so sharp, and that calculating expression on it's face is incredible. The pictures from this shoot are some of your very best! :D
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mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much!! I was very lucky to be there too. What a great experience!
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DoveThunder Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012
You're welcome!
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Canon
Model
Canon EOS 7D
Shutter Speed
1/1328 second
Aperture
F/7.1
Focal Length
400 mm
ISO Speed
400
Date Taken
May 18, 2012, 7:48:55 AM
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Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Windows
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