Most photographers have at least one nemesis and for us it is the red shouldered hawk. For birds of prey they are reasonably common but capturing one in a good location has proved difficult. Canon EOS-1D III with 500mm f/4L IS lens and 1.4 converter.
Ref: Red Shouldered Hawk-2008-09
Location: 'Ding' Darling NWR, Sanibel
Photographer: Brian Sugden