Birds of Prey
Catching birds of prey has taken us to many interesting locations. From fields and forests and lakes in Ontario to the swamps, rivers and ocean shores of the American east coast and soon across the mountains to the west there is always a good reason to look up at what might be soaring across the sky.
Like most birds this young Swallow tailed Kite is endlessly hungry and seems to require delivery of food constantly
Osprey landing on a dead branch while keeping a good eye on me in the kayak.
Red-shouldered hawk stretching a wing and a leg.
Juvenile Redtail sitting on a fence post.
A nesting pair of Osprey very active in Lake Marion off Sparkleberry landing.
Eyes on target, quick launch from the fence post down to something in the grass.
Red-shouldered Hawk searching the floor of the swamp in Conestee Park, Greenville SC.
Swallow tailed kite concentrating on a nice juicy june bug, letting the wings do their job as the head stays on target.
Keeping your balance on the end of an piece of deadwood isn't as easy as it looks.
Bald eagle stretching out before take off.