Gerrit Vyn Photography –

Gerrit Vyn is a conservation and wildlife photographer and cinematographer dedicated to telling the stories of endangered animals and habitats. He is a producer for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and a fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers

Adult Zone-tailed Hawk (Buteo albonotatus) in flight. This hawks dihedral flight style is believed to mimic the Turkey Vulture to take advantage of prey that is desensitized to the presence of vultures. Santa Cruz County, Arizona. May.
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Adult Zone-tailed Hawk (Buteo albonotatus) in flight. This hawks dihedral flight style is believed to mimic the Turkey Vulture to take advantage of prey that is desensitized to the presence of vultures. Santa Cruz County, Arizona. May.

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Keywords:
Arizona
Buteo albonotatus
Harshaw Canyon
Patagonia
Zone-tailed Hawk
adult
aggressive mimic
bird
dihedral
flight
predator
raptor
soaring