Close Encounter

My friend here in Pacifica. I see her often, but she surprised me on this sunny day by landing in the bush directly behind my spot on the cliff.  When she took off straight at me, with lunch in her talons, I nearly toppled  off the cliff.

~ by aswirly on May 27, 2012.

29 Responses to “Close Encounter”

  1. Hi Amber,

    Now those are some pretty cool action photos. Glad that you didn’t take a tumble. :)


  2. Amazing photos, Amber. Well done for getting them (though it sounds like you didn’t have much choice!) ;)

  3. Wow! Pretty amazing!

  4. Oh, how cool that you got to see that and how cool that you were able to get a shot of it, too!! And, thank goodness you didn’t tumble off the cliff, either :)

  5. Whoah,those hawk photos are bonkers!We have them around here,but they’re not that bold! Tumbling off a cliff,I don’t even want to think of that outcome. Be careful,Amber,there be beasts out your way!

  6. Beautiful picture :-)

  7. Very unusual to see a hawk flying right at you. You stood your ground and we’re glad you did. Great pics!

  8. Maybe she wanted to invite you for having a bite… Mmmm, mouse!

  9. Wow, those are some amazing photos, lady! What a great experience!

  10. Wow! talk about perfect timing, and what great, clear pics. You can even see the rodent in its clutches… very cool!

  11. Beautiful!

  12. Absolutely stunning photographs Amber
    and thank you for sharing them with us :) :)

    Have a wondrously enjoyable weekend :)

    Androgoth XXx

  13. Oh wow! There they are! Turned out very clear. Great shots :)

  14. This is in my language now. Excellent

  15. Great pictures Amber, beautiful creature and captured so magnificently.

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