sky dancers - the hawk and raven chase I

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© Heather Mellon
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UploadedFebruary 5, 2013
TakenApril 12, 2012
Exposure1/1000 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm

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One of a series of shots I got of a raven taking after a hawk that had flown over the raven`s nest. Ravens are extremely protective of their nests.. this one`s reaction was swift and fierce. Here the raven lunges at the hawk and what happened next is shown in the second shot of this series.

9 responses

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (5 Feb 2013):

    The title says it all...Wow!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (5 Feb 2013):

    You have a wonderful series...Beautiful shots of nature in action!

  • Richard Hawkins

    Richard Hawkins gave props (5 Feb 2013):

    great photography

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (5 Feb 2013):


  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (6 Feb 2013):

    Awesome !!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (7 Feb 2013):

    Beautiful capture of the raven vs. the hawk!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (9 Feb 2013):


  • Tomma Henckel

    Tomma Henckel gave props (9 Feb 2013):

    Definitely a dance - beautiful!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (9 Feb 2013):

    wow, this is amazing!i

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