Photo of the week: Northern Harrier

3/10/2014 | 2

Northern Harrier ©2014 Jeff Crawn

Northern Harrier ©2014 Jeff Crawn

Our latest photo of the week is by Jeff Crawn of Newton, New Jersey. He took this picture of a female Northern Harrier in late February at the Meadowlands, an area of vast wetlands in northeast New Jersey.

“This harrier came over a hill as I sat in my car on the side of the road,” he says. “As I shot, the bird heard the shutter and turned to look at me.”

Crawn used a Canon 1DX and a 600mm lens with a 1.4x teleconverter.


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  • http://www.halbrindley.com Hal Brindley

    Awesome shot Jeff! Been checking out http://www.jeffcrawn.com and you’ve got so many amazing birds in flight there! Keep it up…

  • canaduck

    Beautiful!