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Lorraine Boyd
Peebles Island, Waterford, NY
04:01 pm

Equipment Details:

D500 with Nikon 600 f/4 lens & 1.4x teleconverter

Post-processing Details:

adjust lighting, create collage with 3 photos

Image Details:

While on a hike on a quiet trail, I heard the sudden crying out of Pileated woodpeckers. Out of nowhere there was a chase between the woodpeckers & a Red-tailed hawk so very close to me! The hawk landed so close to me, and with my fixed zoom lens I couldn't zoom out. It's surprises like this that keep me loving both nature & photography.