Zone-tailed Hawk This species has evolved to resemble the Turkey Vulture. It is therefore able to hunt while soaring with vultures without alarming its prey who assume it is just another harmless vulture.
Cochise County, Northern Chiricahua Mountains, Portal, AZ
Equipment: Canon EOS 7D, ES 300mm f/4L IS USM, 1.4x Extension Tube
Accipitridae Buteo - 2010-05-25 - EIDX: 260