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western Red-tailed Hawk
12-17-04 Michael Todd

western Red-tailed Hawk

Lake Co. TN

This was part of the Red-tail parade along the Mississippi River. It is a western, "calarus" bird, and midways in the spectrum between light and intermediate (rufous) morphs. The bird gave us great looks as it soared, even showing the banded tail as it turned.

Nikon Coolpix 4500 ,EagleEye 5X Opticzoom

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