Friday, April 01, 2011

Unidentified Raptor

This unidentified raptor was seen perched at the top of the Soldiers & Sailors Monument at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn. It's a favorite perch for the local Red-tailed Hawks. This bird was easily twice the size of our resident hawks. The gigantic raptor seemed uninterested in the nearby flocks of pigeons, but made a few unsuccessful passes at an unleashed German Shepard just inside the park's entrance.

3 comments:

D. Bruce Yolton said...

Species: Photoshopeus April Fooleous?

Rob Jett said...

Um, maybe ;-)

Anya Lilith said...

It obviously flew from Brazil

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