The Last and Best Of Hawk Quest

  • Posted Oct. 4, 2007 by Sherij Viewed 1647 times

These are all better if they are enlarged…..

TA DA!! This the last post in the Hawk Quest Series..

Hope you enjoyed it..

Thanks everyone for the nice comments.

Kestrel Falcon

Great Horned Owl…. Cool eyes…. Best Enlarged

Golden Eagle….looking for a snack….

Harris Hawk in flight… This is not such an easy thing to do to catch a bird in flight…

Harris Hawk…. Enlarge look better…. :)

Enlarge to see the concentration in his eyes!!
Harris Hawk 1st flight to his trainer!!!

Enlarge to see allthe colors and strong facial features.
Red Tail hawk.. I think one of the most beautiful birds of prey….

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    • # Mat

      These are awesome Sheri! I love the intensity of shots 2 & 3 ... very piercing gaze!

      2007.10.04 Reply Cancel

    • # Abe Jackson

      I've been to bird shows and demonstrations but was never able to take such wonderful photos as these. Bravo and thanks for sharing.

      2007.10.04 Reply Cancel

    • # Lisa

      Great job with the Harris Hawk in flight! It is so hard to track birds in flight. I get dizzy trying. :) What I love about these photos is that they are in a natural environment. All of your photos are stunning!

      2007.10.04 Reply Cancel

    • # Jan

      Made some birdshots myself some time ago, the difference with these pictures is the background. These are beautiful esp #2.


      2007.10.04 Reply Cancel

    • # Dennis

      This has been a great set, culminating in some beautiful photographs. Catching any big in flight is difficult. You did great. I love these.

      2007.10.04 Reply Cancel

    • # Fishbud

      you definitely saved the best for last!...I absolutely love how you get such great focus on those bird's eyes....esp. the owl...just amazing!

      2007.10.04 Reply Cancel

    • # Colin

      You did say you were saving the best for last,,,,,we are not disappointed.......Excellent!!!!

      2007.10.05 Reply Cancel

    • # Tom

      Real Cool Shots, love the birds in flight!! Good Job, Now you made me want to go to the raptor center here!!

      2007.10.05 Reply Cancel

    • # Mario Jean

      Oh!!!...I was hoping for in flight shots and i'm very impressed with these! What a nice set and what a superb series!

      2007.10.05 Reply Cancel

    • # Silke

      Sheri, tell me your secret!
      How is it possible for you to come soooo near to this wonderful creatures??
      It`s everytime amazing to visit your side!

      2007.10.05 Reply Cancel

    • # Tim

      wow, it was really worth waiting for this set, it is really amazing, I love all!!

      2007.10.05 Reply Cancel

    • # Carley

      These were worth waiting for! Amazing, spectacular, gorgeous birds and shots! Thanks!

      2007.10.07 Reply Cancel

    • # Magpy

      your bird shots are always exquisite, and you've outdone yourself with these! wow!

      2007.10.09 Reply Cancel

    • # Pete

      Nice and sharp at the shorter focal lenght but on fool zoom it goes a bit soft but that is expected
      still sharp enough
      do you use the IS?

      2008.05.22 Reply Cancel

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