These young hawks are among my favorite #raptors. Swainson’s are normally quite tolerant of people and the juveniles have some of the most gorgeous plumage of any bird. The nearby family had been a bit scarce this year and when I have seen them this summer, I didn’t have time to stop. Today that finally changed and I stopped for a visit. One of the two siblings gave me a very nice show. Taken in Thornton, Colorado.