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Reading, MA, USA
This sharp shinned hawk chased the birds from the feeders and one hid, temporarily, in the window box. After walking around on the ground under the window box, waiting for it’s prey to fly out, the hawk flew up to and landed precariously on the box. Alas, the prey had already flown away, and the hawk flew off just as I clicked the shutter.
Category 5: Birds in Flight
Too late to capture the prey thought to be hiding in the window box, the sharp shinned hawk took off to search elsewhere.
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