14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
This Cooper's Hawk is releasing its grip off a dead tree as it is about to takeoff. What's interesting is I thought that all birds simultaneously pushed off with both feet, but it is obvious from this photo that this Cooper's Hawk did not push off with its feet simultaneously.
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||Nov. 30, 2016, 6:15 p.m.