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, December 17, 2009

It was manteling something and it seemed to have made a catch~

It was early this morning when one of our 3 daughters and I began our scenic ride into a nearby city to go Christmas shopping.  As always, my camera was with me and it happened nearly so fast, I may have missed it in another flash of time.  On the wire was a beautiful Red-tailed hawk.  I pulled into a drive off and put down the window, just as it swooped down onto the ground across the two lane road.  It was manteling something and it seemed to have made a catch, then flew up onto a post of the fence rail.  As it flew away, I saw that it must have missed, for it had nothing in it's beak, or talons.  It still was a beautiful moment captured.  YAY, gotta love those sweet ones~



3 comments:

  1. Beautiful set of pictures Mary. i'd like to see one one day... I guess you acn also complain about the weather!

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  2. Hi Mary. These magical moments are what makes wildife watching so inspiring.
    I'm looking forward to monitoring your sightings and many thanks for joining the "Early Birders". Regards Frank.

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  3. Wow! I'm glad you told me how to get here,they are excellent,both the shots and the birds.Thanks Mary.

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