That is a whole lot of bright blue sky inviting the young osprey to dive right into the morning’s fishing.
Young osprey about ready for his first migration in a couple of weeks – some go all the way to South America.
The American Kestrel, size of a bluejay, is the smallest falcon in North America.
This male kestrel is undoubtedly the most colorful raptor in the same area.
He has caught a frog and is swiftly heading to a perch.
This immature bald eagle flew over the boat I was riding in during the CleanJordanLake.org Fall event yesterday.
The volunteers work hard to give the lake, the land, the critters a clean environment.
The lake had a slight chop which made getting a sharp photo a challenge, but it was fun trying.
This female northern harrier uses her prominently disked face, like that of an owl, to help her hear and hunt voles and mice in the marsh.
northern harrier hawk in a twisting dive seeking prey in the half-dried marsh