The picture of this Sharp-shinned Hawk in Flight was taken at the State Line Lookout on the Palisades in New Jersey. I photographed this Sharp-shinned Hawk in Flight with the Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with the 2X extender.
To hear the song of the Sharp-shinned Hawk in Flight, click on the arrow below.
The picture of this Peregrine Falcon finishing Sunday Brunch was taken at the State Line Lookout off of the Palisades Parkway in New Jersey. The picture of this Peregrine Falcon was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with the 2X extender.
To hear the song of the, click on the arrow below.
The only true lark native to North America, the Horned Lark is a common, widespread bird of open country. Adult Horned Larks eat primarily weed and grass seeds, but they feed insects to their young. In the open areas of western North America, Horned Larks are among the bird species most often killed by wind turbines.
Not everyone sees vultures as a creepy harbinger of death—many see them as sacred for their cleanup role. Tibetan Buddhists practice “sky burials,” where animals, usually vultures, consume their dead. Similarly, Zoroastrians offer their dead to be consumed by vultures on a raised platform, called a dakhma. They regard vultures are precious animals that release the soul from the body.