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Pennington, NJ, United States
Hawks are frequent visitors to our yard–always causing the other birds to scatter. This beautiful Red-Tailed Hawk displayed impressive maneuvering with its graceful wings.
Category 5: Birds in Flight
Beautiful shot, Patty! Wonderful how his graceful wings come together at the fence post!
Thank you Theresa! I was impressed with the way he could swoop and maneuver between the trees with a pretty big wingspan.
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