Peregrine Falcons

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Peregrine Falcons are large falcons with pointed wings, long tails, adults are blue-gray above and barred below. They have dark heads and well-defined masks.

Side By Side Prairie and Peregrine Falcon Comparison

2017-11-18T05:41:46+00:00 November 18th, 2017|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Box Elder County, Davis County, Peregrine Falcons, Prairie Falcons, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There are other differences in plumage between Prairie and Peregrine Falcons that show in my photos but by using just their heads it is possible to make a quick ID in the field.

Adult Peregrine Falcon and Godzilla Perched High Over the County Landfill

2017-09-24T05:56:40+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Lee Kay Ponds, Peregrine Falcons, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Peregrine Falcon was quite content on its rusty, lofty perch and didn't do anything but turn its head to see what was going on down below it.

Juvenile Burrowing Owls VS a Juvenile Peregrine Falcon

2017-08-21T06:32:32+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Burrowing Owls, Davis County, Peregrine Falcons, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Eight years ago today I didn't know that it would be the last time I'd photograph the Burrowing Owl family together and that a juvenile Peregrine Falcon would have a part in that.