A medium-sized hawk typically seen near tall woods and water.
This evening in the backyard.
RiverTown, St Johns, Florida.
RiverTown, St Johns, Florida
RiverClub, RiverTown, St Johns, Florida
Red-shouldered hawks search for prey while perched on a treetop or soaring over woodlands. When they sight prey, they kill it by dropping directly onto it from the air. St Johns, Florida.
St Johns River, St Johns, Florida. I heard the splash in the water and turn to see the Osprey. Did a quick snap and this is what I got.
The osprey's diet consists almost exclusively of fish. It possesses specialised physical characteristics and exhibits unique behaviour to assist in hunting and catching prey. RiverTown, St Johns, Florida.
Bald Eagle soaring over RiverTown, St Johns, Florida.
Juvenile Turkey Vulture
The turkey vulture is a scavenger and feeds almost exclusively on decaying flesh. RiverTown, St Johns, Florida
A familiar sight in the sky over much of North America is the dark, long-winged form of the Turkey Vulture, soaring high over the landscape.
The turkey vulture holds its wings in a slight "V" while soaring, He is one ugly...
It is found on all continents except Antarctica. Picture taken from Riverfront Park, RiverTown, St Johns, Florida.
Three vultures making a meal out of a Cottonmouth snake. October 14, 2017.
Intracoastal Waterway, Ponte Vedra Beach
I heard him calling out and it took a while to find him
A hawk on our porch
Enjoying the moring sun. Taken with an iPhone 4
Using thermal updrafts, condors can soar and glide at up to 50 miles per hour and travel 100 miles or more per day searching for food while expending little energy.
This condor was hatched on April 29, 2001 and released on Feb 16, 2002. Seen in The Grand Canyon.