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Longmont, CO, United States
A male Cooper’s Hawk spreads its tail to dry out its feathers following a very wet late spring snow storm.
Nikon D7500, Nikon Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6.
A male Cooper's Hawk spent an hour preening its feathers following a wet snow storm in May. A lot of its 'ablutions' involved spreading out the tail feathers and shaking them dry.
What a great capture of this youngster!
Beautiful bird and great photo!
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