Portrait of Buteo lineatus

© Robert G. Stalnaker

Portrait of Buteo lineatus

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).


A regal red-shouldered hawk sitting on top his world, surveying his kingdom. I rounded a corner and was surprised to see this hawk perched so close. It was backlit (in a very bad way) as the sun was setting, so I had to make my way around and get a sidelit shot, hoping it would stay put.

f/5.6, 1/640, ISO 100, AWB, spot, lens Canon EF 400mm L, south shore of Lake Apopka near Orlando, Oakland Nature Preserve, 3/9/2008.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on May 02, 2008

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Robert G. Stalnaker. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.