Each of these galleries documents some of my favorite bird encounters, often depicting noteworthy or unusual behavior.
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 is a group of turkeys is challenged by another.
© Steve Zamek