Hawks of Utah

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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.

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.

Red-tailed Hawk In Morning Light – Wasatch Mountains In The Shadows

2018-11-04T05:47:18+00:00November 4th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Diurnal Raptors, East Canyon, Morgan County, Red-tailed Hawks, Utah, Wasatch Mountains|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Yesterday morning for a few moments I had one of those opportunities with a Red-tailed Hawk perched on top of some trees in East Canyon where the mountains in the background where still in the shadows and because of that the bird seemed to glow.