About the Book
Portfolio # 2 – Birds of Prey, is a body of work created over a period of years. This book project contains 118 pages and a portfolio of 182 of my best Bald Eagle, Golden Eagle, Rough-legged Hawk, Red-shouldered Hawk, Harris' Hawk, Ferruginous Hawk, Swainson's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Black Vulture and Turkey Vulture photographs.
The text will give you some general information about each species.
The images show several types of behavior including flight, hiding prey, eating prey, rouse, bathing, preening, calling to others and young in the nest.
There are also several portraits and intimate portraits (close-ups).
About the Author: Rick's interest in nature & wildlife has spanned a lifetime and he uses his photography as a way of expressing his love and respect for his subjects. The goal is to create photographs that inspire and stimulate the viewer. Rick says, "The best thing about being a photographer is that you have the opportunity to be in the field to observe a small part of what nature has to offer". He believes it is the experience of being there that matters most. His work as a freelance photographer and writer has appeared in books, magazines, newspapers, calendars, greeting cards, galleries, corporate offices, and has been featured in a national advertising campaign. He has also participated in the creation of television programs showing how to photograph wildlife.