Falcons of Utah

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Female American Kestrel Lifting Off After Consuming Her Prey in Northern Utah

2018-04-19T06:17:08+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Categories: American Kestrels, Birds, Box Elder County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The bird that was the most cooperative yesterday morning was a female American Kestrel that I spotted eating her prey on a lichen encrusted rock that stuck around until after she had finished consuming the small rodent she had captured before I found her.

American Kestrel with prey on a snowy winter day

2017-01-26T09:30:24+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Categories: American Kestrels, Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The American Kestrel was perched on an arching wild rose branch with prey in his bill when I photographed him with snow covered ice and the Wasatch Mountains in the background