April 20, 2010
Normally very shy and hard to approach, the light steady rain must have made this red-tailed hawk reluctant to fly. When we first saw it it was perched on a sign about 10 feet from a stopped car with the driver taking pics of it. Here it sat for a minute on a telephone pole for us.
Nikon D300 with 70-300mm lens at 300mm 1/800s f6.3 at ISO 400.