Nestling prairie falcons – Tooele County, Utah, USA

Canon EOS 30D, 1/200, f/5.6, ISO 400.

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  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 3 years ago

    Great title for this amazing capture Kent. They are so wonderful to see- can’t imagine how you got this shot!

  • Thanks so much Rosie!

    – Kent Keller

  • jillreger
    jillregerover 3 years ago

    wonderful imagery… i can always tell whats yours now… which is good because i might be beheaded if I feature more than one of your images each time :-)

  • LOL…Thanks very much Jill!

    – Kent Keller

  • DragonflyDancer
    DragonflyDancerover 3 years ago

    Wow! Fabulous capture, Kent!

  • Thanks so much Sabrina!

    – Kent Keller

  • shortshooter-Al
    shortshooter-Alover 3 years ago

    A terrific capture Kent. And I thought birds lived in nests??

  • Thanks Al. This is their nest. Falcons don’t add sticks. They make what is called a “scrape” in the dirt or small rocks and lay eggs on that. Sometimes they will use the nest of other birds like ravens or eagles.

    – Kent Keller

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedover 3 years ago

    Stunning capture – first I thought it was a painting because of the pastel colours. Instant fav :o)

  • Thanks so much Kira!

    – Kent Keller

  • Debbie Robbins
    Debbie Robbinsover 3 years ago

    great capture… precious babies.. :))))

  • Thank you Debbie!

    – Kent Keller

  • Colin Metcalf
    Colin Metcalfover 3 years ago

    Outstanding composition!!

  • Thanks very much Colin!

    – Kent Keller

  • main1
    main1over 3 years ago

    They are adorable!!

  • Thank you Marleia!

    – Kent Keller

  • Lynda Heins
    Lynda Heinsover 3 years ago

    Fantastic capture….love them!

  • Thank you Lynda!

    – Kent Keller

  • Dave & Trena Puckett
    Dave & Trena P...over 3 years ago

    What an amazing capture! Such a great shot!

  • Thanks Dave & Trena!

    – Kent Keller

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