Thursday, March 10, 2011

Arizona's Birds of Prey

Another winter storm and another return to Arizona
These images were all taken at the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum (just outside Tucson) in their open aviary.

Ferruginous Hawk - Buteo regalis (dark morph)
Great horned Owl - Bubo virginianus
Elf Owl - Micrathene whitneyi
The smallest Owl less than 6 inches tall

American Kestrel - Falco sparverius
sometimes called a Sparrow Hawk
Harris's Hawk - Parabuteo unicinctus

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