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Snowy Is Back

And with attitude!  More images coming soon. Teri📷

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Ready, Steady, Go!

That time last November when a red tailed hawk was sitting in a tree in an empty parking lot, so we pulled up right under it.  Closest I’ve ever been able to get to one.  Magnificent creatures with some very … Continue reading

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All that’s missing is snow…

Which happened yesterday.  I was tempted to go out and get the owl in its element but opted for hot tea and a blanket inside instead.  But here are some facts about Snowy Owls. They are seen south of Canada … Continue reading

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Still Snowy

Snowy Owl that is.  As of today it makes almost a week since she has graced our area and every last photographer who has and continues to be there is thrilled about it. On a humorous side note… we were … Continue reading

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Harris’s Hawk

F 4.0 – 1/160 – ISO 100 – 134mm – Canon 5D M3 – Tamron 70-200mm  

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Diesel

Diesel* (Red-shouldered hawk) was retired from the sport of falconry when her handler realized she only wanted to hunt earthworms and grasshoppers instead of a hawks usual prey. Diesel is a human imprint, which means she does not recognize her … Continue reading

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Seymour

Seymour is a Great Horned Owl and the biggest owl I have ever seen.  She has been a resident at the sanctuary since 2004 as she had fallen from her nest and broke her wing making her unable to fly; … Continue reading

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Raptors 3

The Ohio Bird Sanctuary takes care of birds that cannot make it on their own in the wild anymore.  Some have been injured or where kept as pets.  This red tailed hawk was hit by a car and that is … Continue reading

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Raptors 2

Our second model was… I forgot to get the name of this little guy but obviously it is an owl and a tiny one at that.  You can’t quite tell it’s size from the photos because I wanted to crop … Continue reading

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Raptors 1

I attended a traveling seminar at my favorite local photography store – Midwest Photo Exchange – hosted by Tamron where we in attendance were treated to all sorts of information, got to play around with multiple Tamron lenses and had … Continue reading

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