Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Leucistic Red-tailed Hawk




I found this most leucistic Red-tailed Hawk today  in south Texas.  It was striking but the backlighting does not do it justice in these pics.
 I was surprised that it wasn't as shy as many of this species and let me stop along the highway to take pics (I did stay in my car both as my habit to reduce disturbance on the bird plus the danger of parking along a two lane highway).  SeEtta