soaring over Hwy 83
Identificada y vista a distancia por un biòlogo de Chilebosques.
Taken during Tony Amos' every-other-day beach observation. It was in the mid-thirties all morning with a 20 mph north wind blowing. This was the coldest time on the beach I've spent in quite some time!
Taken during the Port Aransas Christmas Bird Count.
immature White-tailed Hawk. Note rufous shoulders coming in and in flight the white rump area with a pale gray tail and smudgy blackish terminal band. In the 2nd flight shot note long, pointed wings. Quite similar in plumage to the immature I photographed the day before on the coast at:
This is a regular species in this area.