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Pintail Whydah and Hitchhiking Baby Hawk

The Pintail Whydah is aggressively defending the food bowl while a baby hawk catches a ride on its parent's wing. The Whydah has exceptionally long tail feathers and is rarely seen in the wild. The Whydah and the hawk would occasionally spar.

TAGS: California, Hawk

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Laguna Woods, California, United States of America
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Date Taken: 08.2015
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PHOTO LOCATION Laguna Woods, California, United States of America