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2nd place, Birds in Portrait, 2009 Atlanta Audubon Society Photo Contest
I'm pleased that an 8x10 version of this photo won Honorable Mention last night (21 Jul 2009) at the Roswell Photographic Society's Wildlife review, digital projected images category.
I am thrilled that David chose this as picture of the day in Bratanesque. Please check out this thread of jaw-droppingly superb photographs. I am honored to have this photo among them.
This captive Red-shouldered hawk resides at the Chattahoochee Nature Center and is part of their educational program. It cannot be released into the wild because it has a deformed beak that makes it unable to feed itself. You don't have to be a kid to be thrilled to be so close to such a beautiful creature.
I hope to catch up with you all later. Thanks for dropping by.
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