Each of these galleries documents some of my favorite bird encounters, often depicting noteworthy or unusual behavior.

Nesting Flycatchers: This gallery documents the nesting cycle of a pair of Ash-throated Flycatchers.

Merlin feeding on Prey: Graphic images of a Merlin feeding on a Song Sparrow.

Forster's Tern feeding young:
This series of photos depicts a juvenile Forster's Tern being fed a fish by its parent.

Kites Mating: The title says it all.


Vole Exchange: A courtship ritual of White-tailed Kites entails the mid-air hand-off of prey from the male to the female.

Heron vs. Snake: This series of photos documents a life & death struggle between a Great Blue Heron and a Florida Green Watersnake.

Peregrine & Vultures: A Peregrine Falcon's kill is taken over by a pack of Turkey Vultures.

Hawk vs. Vole: A Red-tailed Hawk catches and seems to play with a vole.

Lovebirds Preening: Just a pair of Rosy-cheeked Lovebirds preening each other. Shot in Namibia.

Turkey Fight:
The top tom in a group of turkeys is challenged by another.

Kite Courtship

6 photos
Kite Courtship

Persimmon Tree

31 photos
Persimmon Tree

Wild Dogs kill two Impalas

21 photos
Wild Dogs kill two Impalas

Harrier Food Exchange 2

7 photos
Harrier Food Exchange 2

Harrier Food Exchange 1

9 photos
Harrier Food Exchange 1

Foggy Birdscapes

14 photos
Foggy Birdscapes

Ash-throated Flycatchers nesting

21 photos
Ash-throated Flycatchers nesting

Merlin feeding on prey

18 photos
Merlin feeding on prey

Forster's Tern feeding young

6 photos
Forster's Tern feeding young

Turkey Fight

9 photos
Turkey Fight

Vole Exchange

7 photos
Vole Exchange

Peregrine & Vultures

8 photos
Peregrine & Vultures

Kites Mating

10 photos
Kites Mating

Lovebirds Preening

7 photos
Lovebirds Preening

Heron vs. Snake

21 photos
Heron vs. Snake

Hawk vs. Vole

8 photos
Hawk vs. Vole