Category Archives: BIRD FAMILIES

Descrip­tions of bird fam­i­lies sans Latin, com­par­isons between sim­i­lar fam­i­lies.

Kestrels, the Smallest Falcon

Click on any pho­to to get a larg­er image, use your back but­ton to return. Often mis­tak­en for a Hawk, the Kestrel is too small for a Hawk. This beau­ti­ful bird, a young adult male Kestrel, is the small­est in … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Posted in Kestrels, the Smallest Falcon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Ravens and Crows

Ravens may “Quoth” and Crows may steal food, but oth­er than that, how do you tell them apart? Con­tin­ue read­ing

Posted in BIRD FAMILIES, Ravens and Crows | Tagged , , , , , , | 12 Comments

What Kind of Hawk is That?

There are dozens of Hawks but what is the most com­mon Hawk ? Con­tin­ue read­ing

Posted in BIRD FAMILIES, What kind of Hawk is that | Tagged | 4 Comments