Beautiful sights

Beautiful sights
Horses at blue water Lake state park

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Rough Legged Hawk

When driving the entrance road of City of Rocks State Park, I kept getting a glimpse of a hawk, but not a great look.

I spent several hours studying my hawk references, so that if I got a good look, I could figure out what the species is.

Finally, I got my chance! 

Rough Legged Hawk

This hawk had a lizard he was eating for lunch, so he sat on the pole while I got his photo!
Notice the feathers that come way down on the legs of this bird.  That is the basis of the name given him.
Such a regal being.


  1. I find it hard to get good photos of hawks. This one looks like he's wearing pantaloons, doesn't he?


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