The young man in the image (formerly running the blog www.bootsntrucks.tumblr.com) is suspected of illegally poaching the hawk in the image. The photo was taken near Rhea Creek Road in Heppner, OR on 12/8/12 at 11:17 AM. Poaching birds-of-prey is a Federal offense in the USA.
If you have any information as to who this person is, please contact Agent Mayer of the Oregon State Police’s Fish and Wildlife Division by calling the tip line here: 1-800-452-7888.
If you don’t have a means to call or don’t feel comfortable doing so, you can also contact me directly HERE.
Even if you don’t know who the person in question is, spreading the word is an asset to the investigation. The more people who see this, the better! This suspected poacher needs to be brought to justice.