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Juvenile Northern Harrier Flying Over a Snowy Field

July 25th, 2016|Categories: Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Northern Harriers, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Temps were probably in the teens when I photographed this juvenile harrier in January of 2010 at Farmington Bay. Ahhh.

Roadside Swainson’s Hawk in Rural Montana

July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Beaverhead County, Birds, Centennial Valley, Montana, Swainson's Hawks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I thought the invisible fence made this roadside Swainson's Hawk in rural Montana an interesting subject to share.

Killdeer Chicks at Red Rock Lakes NWR

July 20th, 2016|Categories: Beaverhead County, Birds, Centennial Valley, Killdeer, Montana, Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Killdeer chicks are precocial and active soon after hatching and will leave the nest as soon as their down dries.

Hidden Short-eared Owl Fledgling

July 19th, 2016|Categories: Beaverhead County, Birds, Centennial Valley, Montana, Short-eared Owls|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I know that this hidden Short-eared Owl fledgling image isn't one of my best because of the grasses in front of its face and the shadow of a stem falling on its left eye but I love it.