I was observing this Red Tailed Hawk in a tree in a suburban park when suddenly it leapt into the air and flew down to the ground over a slight rise.
I figured for sure it was trying to catch something so I ran up the hill to see and sure enough, there it was picking something up in a residential backyard.The hawk then flew up into a nearby tree and proceeded to devour its meal – a tasty little vole.
Certainly some might find this gross and not appreciate the images, however this scene is nature and life. It is reality, a prime example of predator and prey, and one of the many fascinating and exciting aspects of wildlife photography that I absolutely love.
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