Happy Hunting Harrier

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Nature / Photo Log / Photography / Wildlife

Thanksgiving morning. November 22, 2018. On the first morning of clear air after the smoke from the recent Northern California fire washed away in very welcome rain, my wife and I took a walk by the marshes at the south end of the San Francisco Bay. As we discussed our immediately upcoming Thanksgiving chef duties, I tracked this Northern Harrier hunting for her own Thanksgiving meal. This series was shot over the course of about seven seconds. Harrier ended up happy. Photographer too. (Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR zoom.)

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California based fine-art photographer featuring abstract, impressionist, and minimalist seascapes β€” near and distant β€” and floral-based images. Fine-art photography can be seen at www.amagaphoto.com All original images on this blog are copyright 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 Michael Scandling. All rights reserved. No images on this site may be copied, duplicated, reused, published, or re-purposed in any way without express permission from the copyright owner, Michael Scandling.


  1. Gary Zweig says

    FABULOUS capture Light great, illumination excellent πŸ‘

    Sent from my iPhone



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