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







Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Search for Peregrine Falcons Lead to One Light Morph Red-Tailed Hawk~



Peregrine Falcons, the fastest bird in the world resides very close to where we live.  A man made nest chamber was erected at a location about 20 miles from Tingsgrove, and there had been four hatches and four fledged just last week.  My husby, pup-cub and I drove over this morning to take a look-see. The pastoral drive over was simply beautiful and then once at location, I felt hopeful.  I had permission to stay as long as I desired, but the temperatures the past two days has been 94, and the humidity is awful, so we left after a brief visit.  As we were leaving, I caught a look at a beautiful hawk just beginning it's soar and the sun was so bright, I was not certain what I was photographing, but hoped it would be a Peregrine.  It turned out to be a light morph Red-tailed Hawk.   Beautiful all the while~

5 comments:

  1. I like your pictures, and they look so much like around here. Beautiful shots of the hawk.
    B.

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  2. Beautiful flight shots Mary and nice to see the environment in which it lives!!

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  3. Beautiful shots. I agree, your flight shots are devine.

    Hopefully I am back from all my wanderings.

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  4. A really nice sequence of pictures Mary. I like the way you interspersed the landscape shots in there.

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