Saturday, September 19, 2009

CAMERA CRITTERS-Saturday & Sunday Meme

Last week-end we spent some time on Hawk Ridge, spotting soaring raptors above the bluff and watching the activity around us. This photo shows a volunteer demonstrating the wing span of one of the raptors that was netted earlier and was about to be released. See this post for more information about the migration.


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21 comments:

  1. Such marvelous creatures. There is a wild bird rescue around the corner from us. I love visiting them. Feel sad for them in their aviaries, but they would never survive in the wild.

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  2. That's a beautiful bird (and wing too)!

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  3. He's tiny, what kind of raptor is it? Very unusual photo!

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  4. The are awesome birds. thanks for sharing your critter and your post.

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  5. They have such beautiful, intense eyes!

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  6. WOW. Great photo. I bet you had a great time.

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  7. Beautiful bird - wonderful to see them in flight. A friend here manages a wildlife rehab center with raptors. I love to visit and help out.

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  8. What a glorious photograph! Raptors are such beautiful and efficient killing machines.

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  9. I lovely close up of a wonderful bird, thanks for sharing:)

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  10. Beautiful bird! Great photo!

    My CC

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  11. Wonderful birds. Great photo. Looks like a very informative event.

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  12. that is a beautiful series

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  13. A very interesting photo and a beautiful bird. That beak looks sharp but its handler obviously was an expert ;)

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  14. It looks like a male Coopers Hawk. Do you know what it is. The males usually only get about 10 inches tall.

    I spent one day restoring Patty's computer. She clicked on an email she had sent that could not be delivered and was returned. She was curious as to why it wasn't delivered and clicked on the notice. Well, it was a "worm" that locked her computer and wouldn't let her do anything. When I got up the next day, she came out in her PJs and said, "My computer won't come on."

    I had to reformat the hard drive and return it to the factory, new, condition. She lost everything on the computer. I feel sorry for her as it takes a lot of time to put her things back on the computer that she had saved on an external hard drive. Beware folks. If you send an email and it comes back, you should not open it.

    I have not been able to get around much of late.

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  15. Great capture, Kate, and thanks for the raptor info.
    Just the word migration makes me a bit sad.

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  16. Is that a sharp-shinned hawk? We have Coopers and sharpies that hunt the area...what a treat to be able to see one up close...My post is about blue jays.... Michelle

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  17. I like this series, everything about this is so new to me!

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  18. What a beautiful bird! Great photo.

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