Taking To The Air
A Ferruginous hawk takes flight on an autumn afternoon at Sauvie Island near Portland, Oregon. Ferruginous (fer-OO-jin-us) means "rusty color" and refers to the coloration of the birds wing and legging feathers.
Canon EOS 50D, f/10 @ 400 mm, 1/400, ISO 500, No Flash
© Gary Grossman Photography