Prairie Falcon ~ Picture Perfect by Kimberly Chadwick

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Tucson, Arizona
Canon Powershot SX10IS
Taken during the Raptor Free Flight Demonstration at Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum

Prairie Falcon

A falcon of open habittats and canyon lands, Prairie Falcons hunt rodents and birds by shallow-angled swoops from low to the ground, rather than by the high-altitude stoops of Peregrine Falcon. Young Peregrines can look very similar to Prairie Falcon but have longer, darker tails and never show Prairie’s underwing pattern. Prairie Falcon is almost unknown wast of the Mississippi River and appears to be declining in many areas of the West

VOICE Similar to the Peregrine but a bit highter


nature, wildlife, arizona, prairie falcon, raptor, avian, falcon, kimberly chadwick

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My images are not photo shopped. They have only been adjusted with basic sharpening, contrasting & saturation techniques. I believe that in order to appreciate Nature, you have to capture it as it is, naturally.

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  • Krys Bailey
    Krys Baileyover 3 years ago

    Magnificent pose and capture, Kimberly! Great setting too!

  • Thank you very much Krys! I got lucky no doubt!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 3 years ago

    What a beauty, gorgeous capture,

  • Thank you very much Ann!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • Robert Abraham
    Robert Abrahamover 3 years ago

    Again a terrific capture of a lovely bird of prey, you lucky lady

  • Yes Robert, I was lucky. Lucky to be in the spot I was no doubt! Thank you!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 3 years ago

    Excellent shot.

  • Thank you Sheila very much!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • gdbeeler
    gdbeelerover 3 years ago

    Beautiful composition and color and detail.

  • I appreciate that Gary, thank you!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • Krys Bailey
    Krys Baileyover 3 years ago

    You’re too modest Kimberly, because you keep saying you just got lucky! Apart from luck being a BIG factor for ALL photographers, you’re just dang good at what you do!!! Have a nice weekend! ;o)

  • You make me blush my friend! Thank you!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • Franklin Lindsey
    Franklin Lindseyover 3 years ago

    I just love the Hawks you have in your part of the world. Congrats on the find!

  • Thank you Franklin so much, I appreciate that!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaover 3 years ago

  • JoyceIone
    JoyceIoneover 3 years ago

    “Excellent! Thank you for submitting your work to the Art & Collectables Sales Group. ":

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBover 3 years ago

    November 13, 2010

  • Thank you so much Teresa, I shall do the happy dance now!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

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