Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Air Force

The smallest falcon in North America, but an 'Air Force' just the same.

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Kestrel Identification and Info is available at Cornell Lab of Ornithology

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Even a Falcon needs to Refuel


10 comments:

Stephen Hayes said...

Just when I think you've photographed the most beautiful bird imaginable you come up with a specimen even more beautiful.

Red said...

They're noisy little beggars when they come back here in the summer. we have a resident Merlin in our district to keep the waxwings on their toes.

Hilary said...

Wonderful shots, Daniel. Wow. The last one makes me wince but nature sometimes does. Is it a mole?

Coloring Outside the Lines said...

Awesome shots Daniel!

Buttons said...

Oh Daniel you always make me smile with your incredible photos. B

Sharon M said...

Beautiful!

Gail Dixon (Louisiana Belle) said...

Wow, how in heck did you get these? I find the kestrel very challenging to photograph. They don't let you get close and when I approach, they fly away from me at super sonic speed. I'm very impressed with these shots. And admittedly a little jealous. :)

Stephanie said...

Another great bird shot!

She Who Carries Camera said...

amazing captures!!

Lisa Gordon said...

He is just beautiful, Daniel!