I saw this magnificent hawk in my backyard the other day. It had just killed a gray squirrel and was eating it. (You can just see it under the hawk) From my upstairs window I got some shots. It left after a short while only to return again. Seemed to be listening for me but not sure I was there. Of course in my excitement I forgot the importance of shutter speed — I had it set too low as well as ISO. But the photos are okish and I will do better next time — damn it!
This one shows the hawk leaving the first time, squirrel in tow. It did return — so I guess it didn’t mind posing for photos!
Of course its been almost a week and I still have not seen another squirrel in the back yard. No hawks either!