Category: Nature Photography
Posted: June 14, 2019



Red-Winged Blackbird Chasing a Red Shouldered Hawk

The Attack

by Donna Ruiz

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I was surprised to see this Red Shouldered Hawk on the ground near reeds at lakeside. The Red-Winged Blackbirds were quite agitated at his presence. I looked for a nest or nests in the reeds but, didn't see any. Eventually, the Red Shouldered Hawk decided to depart. A couple of the Blackbirds chased after, dived at and, pecked at him as he flew away. This was one battle the fierce hawk did not win.
Post Type: Photography
Mixed Media: None As shot; Sized for FAR

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