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    Hawk fever!

    It's that time of year again, the leaves are down and the Hawks are migrating.
    I'm seeing red tails everywhere, I can't wait to start getting photos and posting them up here.
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    me too, the rough legged hawks are out here now too. a few month and the baldies will be as well. hopefully my typical spot for eagles will be good this year.
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    That'll be great. I saw a large red tail on a power pole this afternoon.
    I snapped a couple shots of it as I went by (with the 35mm)so it won't be anything great but still fun.
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    Just had a broad winged hawk fly in front of me.
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    I got one. Took this photo on the go with my 35mm.
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    ah yes, the telephone pole sitter, good shot, especially considering it's only a 35mm! heh
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    I love how well photos come out with that lens. Although something is definitely wrong at about 8-12 ft. It's not sharp in that range. But it is past that.
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    did you ever try to tune it with the dock? might be that its a little off in that range
    -Justin

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    I need to go through again and retune it the right way.
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    Well, keeping with the hawk fever theme I don't think I posted these photos I took over the summer. I took these with the D90 at 320 ISO, with nicks Nikkor 70-200 F2.8 VR.










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