Falcons are awesome

by Tammy
(London, Ontario, Canada)

My cousin and I were out taking pictures of nearby deer and came upon a falcon.

We got up as close as 2 ft away and it flew only a few branches away & seemed to like playing cat & mouse with us.

What an awesome way to spend an afternoon in London, Ontario at Greenway Park.

Thank you for your report and great pictures - I'm not sure what kind of bird this might be, but I'm sure some of our readers will know!

Check back and see if anyone can identify this raptor.

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Raptor family
by: Frank

Your Red-tailed Hawk belongs to the raptor family called, "Buteo," rather than, "Falcon."

Great pics!
by: Anonymous

Hi there. These are awesome photos of a juvenile red-tailed hawk. It seems he/she was not very shy. Perhaps it was raised in an area where there were a lot of humans. He looks very healthy. His parents did a great job! :)

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