Kite String – Yet Another Death Trap For Birds

Several years ago the neighbor kids in the home behind and adjoining my back yard would occasionally fly kites from their own yard. Given the small size of their lot and the many mature and very large trees in the neighborhood it was a kite-disaster waiting to happen. I had no inkling at the time that it would also be a disaster for a bird. […]

Rustic Red-tail

This is another Montana Red-tailed Hawk, photographed in Beaverhead County a few weeks ago.


1/1000, f/5.6, ISO 640, 500 f/4, 1.4 tc

I tend to like rustic settings like this for raptors in general but particularly for Red-tails because they have adapted so well to our […]