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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sharp-shinned Vision

A Sharp-shinned hawk, banded and waiting for release near Lake Superior. The banding is coordinated by the Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory, which bands nearly 3,000 raptors during fall migration.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Copyright: © Jessica Carter