Peregrine Pics

Note: pics from various locations, including one very famous spot overlooking the Hudson. Click for larger view

Handsome adult perched on a snag - Peregrines often have favorite perches near their nest site that they use habitually

Handsome adult perched on a snag – Peregrines often have favorite perches near their nest site that they use habitually

A youngster perched – note the brown and buff tones

Looking at something overhead – falcons have legendary eyesight

Peregrine screams past with tucked wings. Pretty hard to keepĀ in focus when they are doing this!

Incoming adult

Evening soar

A youngster feeling rowdy – they can make quite a racket and put on an aerial show when an adult arrives with prey

Begging for food from the adult bird overhead

Youngster soaring on an updraft

Side view of adult gliding past

Chilling – puffed out feathers means a content bird

A sleepy peregrine at sunset