Female American Kestrel with prey

By |March 30th, 2014|

American Kestrels are fascinating falcons, they are tiny, colorful and at times quite pugnacious.

White Gyrfalcon – Yet another escaped falconry bird!

By |February 22nd, 2014|

In the four and a half years I have been in Utah I have seen and photographed four escaped falconry birds, one in 2009, two in 2012 and yesterday I photographed another one, an escaped White Gyrfalcon.

Male American Kestrel resting near the shore of the Great Salt Lake

By |January 9th, 2014|

I was going to do a post about a Bald Eagle this morning but at the last minute had a change of mind and decided to work up this male American Kestrel that I photographed resting near the shore of the Great Salt Lake.

Fire in the sky, fog and a female American Kestrel

By |December 16th, 2013|

The American Kestrel had just finished devouring a small bird of some sort, I really couldn't tell what it was because there were only a few small feathers left by the time I spotted the tiny falcon and when we stopped to photographer her.