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Old 03-09-2011, 12:42 PM   #1
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For the start of a new year there were some very good images submitted, making the choice very hard. It finally came down to two - with Bridgett1964 edging out Sage. Something about the Coopers Hawk just kepts catching my eye and I can't for the life of me figure out what it is...
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Old 03-09-2011, 02:02 PM   #2
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Two VERY impressive photos!
A hearty congratulations goes to Bridget1964
And..... To our runner up, Sage! Great photo!
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Old 03-09-2011, 02:41 PM   #3
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Congrats Bridgett1964 and Sage on your outstanding photos!

Bridgett, your coopers hawk photo is mesmerizing. It's those birdy eyes....such an intense gaze.
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Old 03-09-2011, 04:42 PM   #4
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Very nice indeed - can you tell what prey item the Cooper's hawk had in its nest?
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Congratulations, bridget.

Great shots...both of you.
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Old 03-09-2011, 07:12 PM   #6
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Congrats bridget! You show the Cooper's in great light! Love them!
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Old 03-09-2011, 08:24 PM   #7
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Very nice indeed - can you tell what prey item the Cooper's hawk had in its nest?
Thanks to all of you! Congrats to you, Sage. I thought your osprey would have beat my hawk.

Suunto, the cooper's had a big fat pigeon in his talons! There were steel grey feathers everywhere. He actually fell asleep between bites!
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Old 03-09-2011, 10:48 PM   #8
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Both raptors are gorgeous! Congrats, Bridget.
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Old 03-10-2011, 06:31 AM   #9
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Love the backgound on the Cooper's.
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Old 03-10-2011, 09:09 PM   #10
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Thanks, Rebek and Turttle! I got lucky with this shot. I had a snow day and got a call about an injured hawk. Turns out he wasn't injured and was feasting on fresh pigeon! Excellent way to start a snow day!
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