Birds Of Prey - Photography Contest [24 entries]

golden eagle Picture

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Contest goal:

Photograph any bird of prey (hawk, eagle, etc.)
Can be in captivity but try to limit man made structures such as fences and cages.

Status: finished. Check out the winners below!
Suggested by: jeanine22

iquraishi: no one does it better.. than the birds of prey..!! ( 5 years and 1560 days ago )
friiskiwi: Classification by ancestry:
A Bald eagle
The diurnal birds of prey are formally classified into five families (traditionally of the order Falconiformes, a classification currently[vague] in flux):
Accipitridae: hawks, eagles, buzzards, harriers, kites and Old World vultures
Pandionidae: the osprey (sometimes classified as subfamily Pandioninae of the previous family)
Sagittariidae: the secretary bird
Falconidae: falcons and caracaras
The nocturnal birds of prey – the owls – are classified separately as members of two extant families of the order Strigiformes:
Strigidae: (typical owls)
Tytonidae: (barn and bay owls). ( 5 years and 1560 days ago )
BeSea: There are some really great entries here. ( 5 years and 1551 days ago )

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golden eagle - created by meran

golden eagle
Favs: 1SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 1/24Score: 74.1% (45)7035 views

(5 years and 1559 days ago)

Peregrine Falcon - created by Heathcliffe

Peregrine Falcon
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 2/24Score: 73.6% (39)7991 views

(5 years and 1553 days ago)

Young Hawk - created by kyricom

Young Hawk
Favs: 1SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 3/24Score: 73.3% (34)10451 views

This hawk was just sitting on this post as I was going by. He let me get fairly close before flying off. I looked him up when I got home and found that he is an immature Red-Tailed Hawk. (5 years and 1560 days ago)

Entry number 89945 - created by Remsphoto

Entry number 89945
Favs: 1SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 4/24Score: 71.5% (27)5258 views

(5 years and 1559 days ago)

take- off - created by meran

take- off
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 5/24Score: 69.9% (20)5180 views

(5 years and 1559 days ago)