citynoise.org
What is Citynoise?..... Today's posts..... This month..... Recent Comments..... Contact..... RSS Feed.... Post your own Citynoise.....
http://www.citynoise.org  

browse by city

Brooklyn, NY (1190)
New York, NY (1021)
Toronto, ON (940)
Montreal, QC (433)
London, UK (316)
Houston, TX (297)
Oakland, CA (245)
Philadelphia, PA (209)
Seattle, WA (191)
Queens, NY (188)
complete city list

popular articles

what's hot this month?

recent articles

New York - A Picture Book to Remember Her By
from: Franny Wentzel
Bikes in the Sky
from: joey
Interesting Images of Old New York
from: Franny Wentzel
Quick & Dirty DC
from: Peter
One More from 2009
from: nytlc
The Anti-Sit, Part 2:
from: Peter
The Chrysler Building
from: Peter
Donut Standard Time
from: joey
Domino's Last Days
from: luna park
Police State USA
from: luna park
read all today's articles

browse by author

Peter (1304)
Unknown (689)
joey (406)
jack (276)
EvilGentleman (274)
complete author list

hot topics

NYC
212
subway moscow
seattle wa
astoria ny
london street art
green point
central park
parkdale toronto
tokyo tower
brooklyn east 5th street
vancouver, wa
coney island island
tacoma bridge
108

Red-tailed Hawk Nearly Landed on Me!

- Jean - Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 : goo

[previous] :: [next]

image 50264

This past Sunday, my husband Bob and I decided to go for a hike at the Milne Dam Conservation Park in Markham, Ontario. At one point, this Red-tailed Hawk shocked me, when it landed right above me.

image 50265

image 50266

The Red-tailed Hawk is so named because of its striking rust-colored or chestnut red tail feathers.

image 50267

I have read that stalking a hawk is no easy task, that you have to sneak up on them when they are looking the other way. Well, this Hawk was only looking one way when it landed, and that was right at me!


If you are interested we have posted a great video of this Red-tailed Hawk sitting in the tree, and then flying away to hassle a Great Blue Heron. What a moment! The video along with more pictures is at http://frametoframe.ca/photo-essay-red-tailed-hawk-sighting-markham-ontario

This article has been viewed 8292 times in the last 3 years


Comment on this article..

Name:

Type your comment here: Upload photos (opens in popup window)

[previous] :: [next]

search citynoise.org

recent discussions

Bushwick 77: The Casusos of Harman St.
from: upfromflames
Abandoned General Motors Plant
from: Peter
New York City in the 1970s
from: Franny Wentzel
America's Most Boring Towns: 13
from: Scott Sargent
Imperial Bikers Motorcycle Club
from: Peter
Currently Unavailable
from: Unknown
Currently Unavailable
from: Unknown
Currently Unavailable
from: Unknown
Currently Unavailable
from: Unknown
Delivery
from: Catherine Penfold-Waxman

from the archives

The Walrus Edifice


The Walrus Edifice

recently viewed

Red-tailed Hawk Nearly Landed on Me!
from: Jean
Lost Faith in the U.S. Postal Service? Just Be More Patient...
from: Lacey Stewart
Los Hermanos
from: Peter
Beckett
from: BZZZP
Parkour - Cat Leap
from: DC
Cuban Solidarity Mural
from: Jamie
Sunset Park 3
from: Lou
Streets of Autumn
from: joey
Long Time Hidden
from: Mikee
Storm Coming
from: Guy McLaren