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Posted by Gene Gwin on Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:13 pm

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Photo taken at Laguna Seca Ranch in South Texas February 24, 2019.

Nikon D7500, Nikon 300mm f/2.8, 1/2000 sec at f/6.3, ISO 720.

It's not that common to get two Harris's Hawks that close to each other.  They're a mated pair who we saw flying into a group of trees carrying sticks to make a nest.  Hope there's lots of little ones flying around soon.

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by Mako_Elite on Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:25 pm
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I like this, 2 of them on the same branch,,,what a treat. Nice capture Gene!

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by Dan Kearl on Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:00 am
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Wow, 2 on that perch is really nice.
Cool poses, nice BG.
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by Cynthia Crawford on Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:01 am
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Very cool to see them both and beautifully posed as well. I hope you get to see the little ones this spring! This is a pretty amazing picture.
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by Axel Hildebrandt on Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:25 am
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Good-looking team and interesting to see them share a perch.
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by david fletcher on Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:16 am
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Nice capture Gene. Always a pleasure to view your images
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by Carol Clarke on Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:36 pm
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Lovely view of this handsome pair, Gene.

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by Baywing on Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:11 pm
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A great shot of one of my favorite raptors.
 

by Karl Egressy on Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:30 pm
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Wow, they look so nice, well done.
 

by joem on Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:09 pm
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Cracking shot Gene.
 

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