Northern Harrier in Flight

Equipment Info
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D500
ISO 640
Nearest Area
Merced National Wildlife Refuge
Description
This past November, I watched a Northern Harrier as it glided over a wetlands pond. I saw it drop down behind a tangle of reeds, and waited for it to reappear. Since it hadn't, I slowly approached the reeds and used them as an improvised blind. I saw the Northern Harrier had landed, and was perched on a reed mat in the middle of the pond. I focused on the bird and made several photos. When the Northern Harrier took flight, it flew right at me and this photo was made.
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Date Added
February 5, 2019
Date Taken
November 20, 2018