Posted by: atowhee | January 26, 2014

BUTEO REGALIS

You don’t have to support monarchy to believe in regality. All you have to do is spend some time watching a Ferruginous Hawk. As our birding group did yesterday in Butte Valley. [check bottom of this blog for my pics of the dark morph Ferrugy at Fugate Road in Klamath Basin].
ferru beauty

FERRU ON MND (1280x960)

FERRU TAIL UP (1280x960)
FERRU-FLY1 (1280x960) Note how the hawk kicked up a small cloud of dust as it launched off its low mound.
FERRU-FLY2 (1280x960)
ferru aloft1

ferrup1

ferrup-2

ferru-wings wide
ferru wings down

FERRUY-FLY3 (1280x960)
ferru approach
FERRU-LAND2 (1280x960)

ferru-lands

DARK M0RPH
Near Fugate Road inside Oregon: ferru-dark

ferru-dark2

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  1. excellent images Harry. Thanks for sharing!

    Kevin Spencer, Klamath Falls


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