Cherish is my favorite word, and I cherish the ability of turning the routine into a beautiful moment.
Nature creates in me, a spiritual and meditative time to bring peace, harmony and balance, into an otherwise ordinary day~
Mary Howell Cromer

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Red-tailed hawk feeds on White-tailed deer carcass~

Sometimes it takes days and many visits to capture the photograph that you have been waiting for. I would like to thank neighbors Rita and Stan for their ring-up alerts  to let me know when the hawks would arrive to feed from the deer meat. It is always a sad thing when anything is killed, yet there is a reason for everything, and each has it's purpose. The Red-tailed hawks came several times, and I kept missing them. Yesterday afternoon, I got yet another ring-up and finally got so many photographs, it is going to be very difficult to select the few that I want for this series. The hawk at times had to really tug at the meat, to even grab a sliver~

The larger female watches from a nearby tree limb~

1 comment:

  1. Hi Mary,
    This is a splendid documentary full of fantastic pictures! Wow, this hawk is so beautiful! Well done. I guess you were more than happy to get pictures like that!


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