red tail hawk

Today I was photographing some stools, when I got called outside to see this red-tail hawk. These guys often are quite tame around the museum – I think they’re just used to lots of people, and there’s loads of food. I don’t know if they’ve got any of the chickens, but I know they try for them…

here’s a few in a slideshow

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PS: regarding his feet, nope – both are fine. Here’s another view:


4 thoughts on “red tail hawk

  1. Exquisite specimen!
    Magnificent birds if ever there were any!
    I bet they have the chicken in quite a dither when they show up!
    (By the way Peter, you were great on Roy’s show.)

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