Tuesday, June 16, 2009

The Peregrine Children












The local Peregrine Family is very busy at present with the adults constantly catching prey for the young ones. The adults have produced 4 young this year and two have fledged and the other two where very close in fledging. Just watching the young Peregrines is an amazing sight, as they sit on the cliff ledges they are forever vigilant always looking up in the sky and watching the Kittiwakes, Pigeons and Rock Pipits that are present on the cliff.

I hope to take another look in a few days time to see if all four young birds are patrolling the cliff with the adults teaching them how to hunt.

7 comments:

Matt Latham said...

Awesome stuff Steve - the last two images are my favourite

Little Brown Job said...

Great images Steve, good look with the next visit.

Steve Race said...

Thanks guys for the comments. The Peregrine's are just incredible birds to watch. I spent 4 hours with this family and it seemed like 5 minutes. Got to go back real soon to see if the second two chicks have fledged.

Dave Adshead said...

Exciting photos, well done. Good luck (I'm sure a lot of skill comes into it as well) for next time.

Dave

Steve Race said...

Thanks Dave for your comment.

Anonymous said...

great steve do you sell them
john

Steve Race said...

Hi John

Yes I do sell my images. Just let me know what you would like and what size and drop me an email at steverace1@me.com and I will send you a price list etc.

Many thanks.