He did; but not very far. He really didn't want to leave his lunch too far behind.
He did take off; but not before landing again to let me have one more shot.
This encounter is why I ALWAYS take my camera!
(My bird ID's aren't always on target so if this isn't a Red-tailed someone please let me know.)
(There is a reason she's the TexWisGirl) :)Linking to Wild Birds with Stewart.