Child Stroller Birding The Red-tailed Hawk with its prey

April 12, 2013

It really is worth taking along the camera, no matter where and when I go….I got ample proof of this when I decided to take KTB for a walk in Forest Park. I put her in her stroller, and entered the park at the History Museum, as usual, and was walking along the edge of the golf course towards the Grand Basin…when I suddenly saw a


which was standing over its prey:

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That look, directed at me, was to warn me to keep away from what he’d captured

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But there were many walkers along that path (I’d stopped where I was, to take more photographs), so he flew into a nearby tree:

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I took the opportunity to take a few close-up shots of the beautiful raptor:

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He certainly was giving everyone annoyed looks as they prevented him from tucking into his meal:

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I also photographed the prey, which was a baby


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Poor little rabbit, having two rabbit’s feet wasn’t lucky for him!

So..even when taking a toddler in a stroller, one can have an exciting birding session :))))

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