American Kestrel male on frosty Rabbitbrush

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American Kestrel male on frosty RabbitbrushAmerican Kestrel male on frosty Rabbitbrush

I know a lot of people are suffering because of the heat of summer so I though I would post an image of a male American Kestrel perched on a frosty Rabbitbrush. It was very chilly that day and I am glad I had my gloves on but even so my finger tips got numb. The background isn’t actually sky, it is the frozen Great Salt Lake. The temps are supposed to be in the low to mid 80’s today, much different than winter in the Salt Lake Valley.


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  1. Elephant's Child June 30, 2014 at 1:41 pm

    Winter here – but no kestrels nearby. And definitely no American kestrels. So thank you for improving my morning.

  2. Sarah Mayhew June 30, 2014 at 7:29 am


  3. patty chadwick June 30, 2014 at 6:35 am

    Any sighting of a kestrel is welcomed any time, frost or no frost. Its only 8 AM and already too warm and humid to be comfortable, so the frost is like icing on the kestrel’s kake….

  4. Jolanta June 30, 2014 at 4:23 am

    Beautiful photo! Love this little birds 🙂

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