Monday, September 15, 2014

The Hawk!

No card today but I have some great photos of a Broad-winged Hawk to share.  I took these at Point Pelee National Park at the DeLaurier Trail on Sunday. It was a perfect day for a walk and so nice to be out in the fresh air. We were hoping to see a few hundred Blue Jays flying by and even some Monarchs but no Jays and only a few Monarchs were around....the Hawk made up for that.

According to Sarah Rupert, one of the park's staff, these Broad-winged hawks are only in this area for a short time and they are usually soaring high above and they seldom see one sitting on a branch. She requested that I post this on their Facebook page which I will do.

Here are the best four photos of the hawk. For a better look, double click on the photo to enlarge it.

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1 comment:

jinxxxygirl said...

YOu got some fabulous pictures Violet! Gosh he's just beautiful! Hugs! deb

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