Semiplumbeous Hawk

Suddenly popped up off the ground from 20 feet away and flew into a nearby tree. A stunning hawk.

Near La Selva, Costa Rica

Caribbean lowlands

15 July 2008

Ethan R, NamdurApi, and Ashok Khosla faved this
  • ac4photos. PRO 7y

    Beautiful bird.. Beautiful shot!
  • Joshua Little PRO 7y

    neat shot of a great bird! hey i'm in chicago now, apparently there's some amazing birding to do here, i just hope i have time. orientation is wednesday and i start classes next monday already,
  • Donald Metzner PRO 7y

    Only got a min, but Wow, how lucky were you, what a beautiful bird and a fantastic photo of him, I will get back.
  • Brad Schram PRO 7y

    Not your average bird! Well done, to get a shot while undoubtedly surprised and excited.
  • LPJC PRO 7y

    It is a beautiful bird and not one I have seen. I love the view you've taken.
  • Ashok Khosla 7y

    What a bird! Semi-leaden? Ok.....
  • Nexhmedin Ramadani 7y

    I would like to invite you to share this great
    photograph with the QEMD "Finch" Group
    (Nature, Wildlife, Land/Sea - Educational)
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Taken on July 15, 2008
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