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Ferruginous hawks are typically residents of the wide open areas of the Great Plains of the central U.S., but in winter often migrate to California's short...
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Ferruginous hawks are typically residents of the wide open areas of the Great Plains of the central U.S., but in winter often migrate to California's short grass agricultural lands, where food is plentiful (mainly mice). A new sighting for us, this adult has temporarily made its home in the 5,000-foot high Sierra Valley near Sierraville, California. One of the most beautifully patterned raptors we have ever seen.
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22 Comments | Report
Mary18
 
Mary18 January 30, 2019
Great capture!
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BantamBluePhotography January 30, 2019
Is this a composite Nina?
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KayBrewer January 30, 2019
This is fabulous!
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modelmeemaw January 30, 2019
Just love this!
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FMarlatt January 30, 2019
Beautiful!!
mihrt
 
mihrt January 30, 2019
Amazing capture and edit Nina !!
chuckrickman
 
chuckrickman January 31, 2019
What an incredible find. You nailed it.
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Hood February 02, 2019
Great capture and edit
trainwoman PRO
 
trainwoman February 03, 2019
Wonderful crisp detail
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terryc February 04, 2019
Stunning work, Nina! Love it!
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sue-zon February 06, 2019
Love the Ferruginous Hawk . . . one of my faves! This is a positively awesome capture!
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Pamelabole February 08, 2019
Stunning capture....love the details and colors!! : )
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DutchTouch February 09, 2019
Brilliant capture of a magnificent hawk!
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mcampi February 09, 2019
You have made a wall hanger out of this valley shot. This is the best picture of the valley we love that I have ever seen..
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lizziemellis February 14, 2019
Stunning capture I love the setting the sky is awesome and the detail of this hawk is spot on:-)
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Bazz February 17, 2019
Gorgeous!
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Byronfairphotography February 17, 2019
Absolutely gorgeous
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Bruz February 24, 2019
Spot on detail of this raptor.
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots February 24, 2019
Great capture!
mihrt
 
mihrt February 26, 2019
Fabulous capture - beautiful clarity !!
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lizziemellis March 22, 2019
Voted Social Exposure:-)
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NaturesBounty May 19, 2019
Another magnificent work of art!!