Nesting Birds

Approaching Chicks Too Close – When Something Should be Said or Done

2017-06-20T06:42:47+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Glacier County, Great Horned Owls, Montana, Nesting Birds, Wildlife Ethics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I know that what this person did was not right and the 8 moderators of that group should have said something but in 15 days they haven't said a word about them being too close to the owl chick.

Red-tailed Hawk Chicks – The Wind Blew Their Nest Away

2017-06-15T05:28:46+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Nesting Birds, Red-tailed Hawks, Utah, Wildlife Ethics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The adult Red-tailed Hawks were nearby and could easily see their chicks from where they were perched, the chicks looked healthy, well fed and were partially hidden in tall grasses.

Male Short-eared Owl in Search of Prey for Chicks

2017-06-06T17:01:26+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Box Elder County, Nesting Birds, Short-eared Owls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

There have been a few Short-eared Owls that I keep seeing in the same locations over a period of about a month and yesterday I believe that I saw and photographed a male Short-eared Owl hunting for prey for his chicks.

Spring Means Nesting Birds and Chicks – Please Give Them Space

2017-06-06T16:59:43+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Categories: Birds, American Coots, American Oystercatchers, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Box Elder County, Ferruginous Hawks, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Madison County, Montana, Nesting Birds, Pinellas County, Utah, Wildlife Ethics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Why? Because the image is never as important as the well being and safety of my subject, especially when it comes to nests and chicks.