Apr 24, 2009

Common Black Hawk





This pictures are from a single series. I saw this bird in Brazil only once - accidentally - from the car. After a few shots flew away. The last one is a cropped version for a better composition.
Common black hawk - Pantanal, Brazil 2008

6 comments:

  1. Hi Andor,
    This is an amazing set of pictures. Wowww!!! I'm wordless and I found the third one fantastic, and the last one terrific with this predator gaze. These are wonderful pictures and reading how you got them, one can only congratulate you!

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  2. Wow!

    I have never seen a black hawk like this before.

    I would have thought it was a crowe or raven until you took a close up shot like this.

    Good Work!

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  3. I agree Andor the cropping in the last one is brilliant infact all of them are great Excellent work :)

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  4. I have never seen or heard of this bird. It looks like an awesome raptor. Thanks for sharing this rare species.

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  5. Great photos!
    Very nicely captured, love it.
    I really enjoy your blog :P

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  6. ...a very striking bird! I've never seen a completely black-feathered hawk. Gorgeous photos!

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