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Cooper’s Hawk & European Starling Encounter

2018-12-10T12:56:43+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Cooper’s Hawks, European Starlings, Lee Kay Ponds, Morgan County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Then the noise suddenly stopped and I saw the silhouette of a European Starling fly out of the tree with the Cooper's Hawk hot on its tail, literally.

Portrait Of A First Spring Male Northern Harrier In Northern Utah

2018-11-28T06:29:51+00:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Northern Harriers, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It isn't often that I am able to be close enough to a Northern Harrier to take a portrait of one, in fact I can only think of one time that I've been that fortunate and that was in May of 2016.

Peek-a-boo Rough-legged Hawk At Farmington Bay WMA

2018-11-27T06:10:33+00:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Davis County, Diurnal Raptors, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Rough-legged Hawks, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Why did it make me laugh and smile? Because it looks like the Rough-legged Hawk might have been playing peek-a-boo as it looked towards me through its wingtips.

Immature Red-tailed Hawk at East Canyon State Park

2018-11-06T05:11:43+00:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Diurnal Raptors, East Canyon State Park, Morgan County, Red-tailed Hawks, Utah, Wasatch Mountains|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I was able to photograph two immature Red-tailed Hawks at East Canyon State Park and the photos I am sharing today are of the first one that I found.