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Cooper’s Hawk; Petaluma, California

I looked out our dining room window the other morning and saw this cooper’s hawk eating a mourning dove.  I grabbed my big lens and tripod and stationed myself about 10 feet back from a sliding door.  The hawk was … Continue reading

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Mourning Dove, Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California

This mourning dove let me get quite close.  The coloring of these birds, with their black eyes, teal orbital rings and tans and grays of their bodies, is subtle, but beautiful.

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