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Kestrel, male

 

Kestrel, male

 

Kestrel, female

 

Kestrel, female

This male kestrel was sitting in a tree watching the area when another kestrel came by to challenge him.

The following photos show how they make use of threatening postures instead of causing any bloodshed.

The kestrel to the left is showing submission.

It was most likely that the arriving kestrel was the winner

A kestrel hovering, looking for prey.

     
 

Female

 

  peregrine

 

Peregrine, adult

 

Peregrine falcon, juvenile

 

Short- eared owl

 

In Cosumnes River Preserve

 

Short-eared owl

 

Short-eared owl

 

   Great Horned Owlets

 

 

The family out on a limb

 

Great horned owl

Great horned owl

 

Great horned owl

Great horned owl

   

       
       
       
       

 

 

Copyright 1999 by Fritz Wilhelm, Zero & One,
Last modified: July 22, 2012