18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Eastern Buzzard Launching from a Lamp Post

Spotted an Eastern Buzzard using lamp posts as perches for hunting around US Army Garrison Humphreys. From the comfort of my car I patiently waited for the buzzard to launch from the lamp post and was lucky enough to catch the image of wings fully spread before the first big flap for altitude.

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Date Taken: 11.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Copyright: © charles newbegin