Red-tailed Hawk Carrying Prey in Beak Instead Of Talons

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In my experience Red-tailed Hawks in flight most often carry prey in their talons but this molting adult surprised me a little. [...]

Swainson’s Hawk Underwing Plumage Patterns

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Typically I tend to not be a fan of flight shots where the bird is already past me but though this Swainson’s Hawk has already done so I keep coming back to the image for a combination of reasons. [...]