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Female and Male American Kestrel Comparison

2017-12-10T05:26:03+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Categories: American Kestrels, Bird ID, Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I've seen people struggle with seeing the differences between male and female American Kestrels and I hope this simple comparison will help.

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.

First of Season Merlin – Odd Behavior and Possible Explanation

2017-10-14T09:03:44+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Categories: American Pipits, Beaverhead County, Birds, Centennial Valley, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Merlins, Montana, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I spotted my first of the season Merlin yesterday morning out on the flats at Farmington Bay yesterday morning and it truly delighted me.

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.