Hair Raising - Red Tailed Hawk


Red Tailed Hawk ruffling its feathers while holding prey

Immature Red Tail hawk hovering over its prey, an American Coot, in the shade of a tree along the shores of Shoreline Lake, Mountain View, California. A behavior of what seems like a combination of curiosity and alarm, this Hawk would constantly ruffle its head feathers while surveying its environment.

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