Great Horned Owls on the Farm

For perhaps twenty years now there has been at least one pair of nesting Great Horned Owls on the farm where I grew up near Cut Bank, Montana. They were never there when I was a kid but they’ve sure taken to it since. This farm still seems like home to me and […]

American Kestrels Rejecting Intestinal Tract of Prey

 

Several times I have photographed American Kestrels discarding the intestinal tract of their prey. The prey has always been a vole or mouse when I’ve seen it happen, though it may occur with small birds also. I was surprised by this behavior. Every time I’ve seen it happen has been during our harsh winters […]