A month after the last rains, more raptors appeared at Wavecrest. But several Monarch butterflies were also present. Gear: Sony A1+200-600 F5.6-6.3 with 1.25x on monopod.

1/3200, F9, iso 2500, 806mm

Unsure of this bird species. 1/2000, F10, iso 2500, 840mm

Red-tailed hawk; hand-held. 1/4000, F9, iso 2000, 840mm

1/4000, F9, iso 2000, 840mm

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