Swainson's Hawk

© Leslie J. Morris

Swainson's Hawk

Phyllis H. Burchett 8/31/2012 3:49:29 PM

Fantastic capture, congrats Leslie!

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The ponds have pretty much dried up on the Consumnes River Preserve for the summer and the wading birds have moved on, but the raptors are getting plenty of rodents to dine on. This young Swainson's Hawk was out hunting early this late July morning.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/1600 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 390.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 7/28/2012 1:27:08 PM

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