This was taken on a recent evening where the sun and surrounding clouds took on an incredibly deep shade of red due to smoke moving across the US. The smoke is from wildfires in the western parts of the United States. The colors are not artificially saturated.
Osprey Taking in the Warmth
Bald Eagle In-Flight
Juvenile Bald Eagle
Osprey Stare Down
Osprey on the Hunt
Black Vulture preparing for another important day dealing with things no human would want to take on themselves. May not be the most beautiful bird in full daylight, but they are SO very important, and graceful in flight, to boot.
Coming in hot! I *think* this was a Broad-winged Hawk. But, if anyone can more positively identify it, please let me know in the comments! ❤️