Monday is always irrigation day in the big orchard.
I go out early turn on the water and let it run for a couple of hours.
That way, when I go back out to walk the rows, I can tell right a way
the trees that are getting water and the ones I need to work on.
Usually I jump on the quad, ride out, turn on the valve and head bead
to the house to do morning chores. Yesterday I walk, taking the camera
along to get shots of the turkey babies.
After the turkeys got fed up with me stalking them and flew off,
I started back to the house and came upon this young hawk.
It was surprising that he didn't fly away and actually set there for quite awhile.
At first I thought he had caught breakfast, as he
kept looking down at the ground. Then realized, there was a pin hole
in the water pipe and he was standing in the mist of water spraying out of it.
With all the extreme heat, he managed to fined a cool place to land.