Northern Harrier? ID Help Plz

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Wowzer, Sep 29, 2008.

  1. Wowzer

    Wowzer

    428
    Sep 17, 2006
    NYC
    I was testing out my newly acquired Tokina 300mm f4.0 AF lens.

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  2. cre8foru

    cre8foru

    Dec 1, 2007
    Atlanta GA
    Thats a Red Tailed Hawk.
     
  3. Wowzer

    Wowzer

    428
    Sep 17, 2006
    NYC
    Okay...thanks. Red Tailed Hawk. Didn't know there were any of those in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY.
     
  4. mood

    mood

    Jun 27, 2007
    suburbia, ny
    yep there are
    Central Park also
     
  5. Harriers would be out of habitat in the woods

    Cheers,

    Larry
     
  6. BirdLady

    BirdLady

    Jan 8, 2006
    Alabama
    Nice captures!
     
  7. sjlarue

    sjlarue

    Nov 18, 2007
    OH-IO
    A harrier looks like what happens when you cross a hawk's body with an owl's face. And they like open fields. And when you see one while they are hunting you will understand why there are jets called harriers.:biggrin: