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First Flight, Last Flight | by Sharpeyesonline
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First Flight, Last Flight

This is an old friend of mine, a young Red-tailed Hawk, that I named "Nike" She became one of the main attractions for many visiting our local State Park. Here she is flying out over the Pacific Ocean with a fresh caught squirrel that I watched her grab several feet from cover on the bluff top. Shot in gray light at ISO 400, with an old NikonD70 & 80-400mm f5.6 lens.

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Taken on March 7, 2006