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this is the normal morning sight
we heard an unfamiliar call and looked up...wondered if he had his eye on the squirrel that was running around
he flew off but landed just a few feet away...to join mom? They sat here for quite some time
before leaving to start their day
join voices with the locals
It's Friday...so joining Rebecca and Haiku my Heart
Posted at 05:17 AM in Haiku, Nature | Permalink
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A Pair of them! wow, what a great start to the day. We have the yellow finches visiting our coneflowers and blackeyed susan's know too. It's fun to imagine bouncing on one of those flower heads and having lunch or something.
August 23, 2013 at 07:03 AM
Those are some awesome photos. Are they hawks? Falcons? I'm not good at identification, but they sure are awesome. They would catch my eye if I was near. Good job!
August 23, 2013 at 08:56 AM
Great photos and haiku
Reading Pleasure |
August 23, 2013 at 10:48 AM
Harris Hawks? We have them here as well. In fact it amazes me how nature and wildlife thrive in the midst of a metropolis.
August 23, 2013 at 01:05 PM
Sunshine colored flowers with birds to match what more delightful way to greet the day! x
Sue Fox |
August 23, 2013 at 02:01 PM
wow, and wow again! stupendous shots of the magnificent hawks. the finch's color is almost hidden by the surrounding yellow blooms. good eye, Stephanie!
August 23, 2013 at 02:31 PM
The wildlife reminds us of who was here first!
Mark M. Redfearn |
August 23, 2013 at 05:03 PM
I'm always amazed at the great shots you get. What a way to start the day. Have a great weekend.
August 23, 2013 at 05:51 PM
Hello Steph, I have the same sun flowers in my yard! I love them and how they bring the little finches to dip and sway on their tall slender stalks... the photos of the hawks are incredible. Did you look up (google) what the medicine of hawk is? I always do that when an animal/bird/critter pops into my awareness. Loved your haiku capturing this morning full of sound! XO
August 24, 2013 at 12:28 AM
oh my what a capture!!
I can almost hear your morning sounds!
Deb Taylor |
August 24, 2013 at 07:32 AM
Oh I love hawks!
Especially because they eat squirrels.
Nature is incredible, isn't it?
These are some wonderful photos♥♥
August 25, 2013 at 07:46 AM
Many urban dwellers miss the wildlife around them. Glad that you don't!
August 25, 2013 at 02:02 PM
love the light through the wings... beautiful imagery and haiku!
Laura Hegfield |
August 26, 2013 at 02:23 PM
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