Red-shouldered Hawks fly over woodlands or perch on treetops to look for prey. They kill their prey by falling directly onto it from the air when they spot it.

Red-shouldered Hawk On Dead Limb

Red-shouldered Hawk On Dead Limb

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS R7
  • Lens: RF800mm F11 IS STM


  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date and Time Taken: September 20, 2022 (7:32 A. M.)
  • Exposure Mode: Manual
  • Aperture: f11
  • Shutter speed: 1/1000
  • ISO: 1000 (Auto)
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Back-button Focus
  • Animal Eye Single Point Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: +1/3 EV
  • Focal Length: 800 mm