Love birds of prey

When Bob Croslin asked to take portraits of the feathered tenants at the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary in Florida, the staffers in charge thought he wante .

flowersgardenlove:  Black-hooded Oriole! Beautiful

The Black-hooded Oriole (Oriolus xanthornus) is a member of the oriole family of passerine birds and is a resident breeder in tropical southern Asia from India and Sri Lanka east to Indonesia.

‘Ash’ Grey Falcon, 2014. Part of Leila’s upcoming exhibition ‘Prey’ at Olsen Irwin Gallery. Photo – Leila Jeffreys.

© Leila Jeffreys ~ 'Ash' Grey Falcon ~ 2014 fine art inkjet print on archival cotton rag paper at Olsen Irwin Gallery Sydney Australia

Red-tailed Hawk

Birds of prey are majestic whether perched or soaring high above. Their gaze and posture regal in nature, the true kings of the bird world.

Red Tailed Hawk - beautiful bird <3

The Red Tailed Hawk - about long - lives on forested areas on all continents except Antarctica. It eats rodents and amphibians, rattlesnakes and copperheads.

Red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) from Alaska and Canada, south to Panama and the West Indies Mehr

Red-tailed hawk | Ontario, Canada

Red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) also called the Chickenhawk in the United States