Wild Toronto, Red-Tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis). thanks Renata

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This Red-Tailed Hawk or (Buteo jamaicensis) , almost starled me as it was sitting on a low branch of a tree. I have never seen it in High Park, which is in the middle of the city.

There were actually two birds, maybe a couple! It was a large bird, about a half a meter from head to tail.

I could get relatively close, then the bird would just hop on another branch or tree.

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Comments (51)

Adriana Bruno on February 22, 2012

LIKE, stupenda! Adriana

Senad Džinić (Džine) on February 26, 2012

like 34

Annelies Vink on February 29, 2012

wonderful and impressive bird! i like them very much but never succeeded photographing them. LIKE

greetings, Annelies

Tomros - Pano on February 29, 2012

Annelies, this one anyone could capture.

I look for them few days ago, but there were no trace of them, the park was quite busy that day, which may scared them away.

The tennis courts and hockey rings are near by, and it was a warm day, so the dieharts were playing.

It was strange to see tennis and hockey players on the same day!

arno18 on March 3, 2012

Wow! This is wonderful!! LIKE Best regards, Arno

spyros72 on March 7, 2012

Amazing shot!!!! Like.

sergio Delmonico on March 8, 2012

A perfect reproduction of this impressive bird of prey..! A fine pose and the details in the plumage are simply impressive...

Greetings,

Sergio

~~~ Thomas ~~~ on April 6, 2012

Great shot. Really a wonderful bird.

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Greetings Thomas.

Tomros - Pano on April 6, 2012

Yes Tom, I was impressed too, to see in in the middle of the city!

Stylianos Kanakaris … on May 1, 2012

very good shot!!like****

BritPlom on November 28, 2012

Great capture!

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Photo taken in High Park, 1873 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M6R 2Z3, Canada
High Park

Photo details

  • Uploaded on February 2, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Tomros - Pano
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-ZS5
    • Taken on 2012/02/01 12:26:27
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 49.20mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.900
    • ISO Speed: ISO320
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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