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Snow Geese Taking Flight
Apparently there is a white morph and a blue morph. I didn't see any of the blue (dark grey) ones.
Species: Chen caerulescens (Snow Goose)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > March 2021 > Snow Geese Taking Flight

Harrier Looking Down
That white patch on the bum makes it really easy to identify when in flight.
Species: Circus cyaneus (Northern Harrier)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > March 2021 > Harrier Looking Down

Harrier Looking For Lunch
Harrier Looking For Lunch
Species: Circus cyaneus (Northern Harrier)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > March 2021 > Harrier Looking For Lunch

Snow Goose In Flight
Snow Goose In Flight
Species: Chen caerulescens (Snow Goose)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > March 2021 > Snow Goose In Flight

Turkey Vulture Circling Mount Doug
The vultures didn't come that close to Mount Doug.
Species: Cathartes aura (Turkey Vulture)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > July 2015 > Turkey Vulture Circling Mount Doug

Northern Harrier Hunting Over Marsh
Northern Harrier Hunting Over Marsh
Species: Circus cyaneus (Northern Harrier)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > October 2016 > Northern Harrier Hunting Over Marsh

Juvenile Coopers Hawk Wings Down
Apparently Juvenile Coopers Hawks have yellow eyes while the adults have red eyes.
Species: Accipiter cooperii (Cooper's Hawk)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > February 2013 > Juvenile Coopers Hawk Wings Down

Egret Flying
Egret Flying
Species: Egretta garzetta (Little Egret)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong > Egret Flying

Cormorant Flying By
There are hundreds and hundreds of these birds at Mai Po at this time of the year.
Species: Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong 9 > Cormorant Flying By

Sun Through Feet
I like the sun lighting through the skin on the feet and the tail feathers. The bands on the leg are quite clearly visible.
Species: Diomedea sanfordi (Northern Royal Albatross)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > New Zealand > Sun Through Feet

Albatross Descending
I like the big bands on it's foot - those are there to recognize an individual without having to capture him/her.
Species: Diomedea sanfordi (Northern Royal Albatross)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > New Zealand > Albatross Descending

Pigeon Guillemot In Flight
I really like the penguin dress code. There were a number flying around Race Rocks, some standing on shore.
Species: Cepphus columba (Pigeon guillemot)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > July 2016 > Pigeon Guillemot In Flight

Bald Eagle With Fresh Caught Salmon
Bald Eagle With Fresh Caught Salmon
Species: Haliaeetus leucocephalus (Bald Eagle)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > September 2015 > Bald Eagle With Fresh Caught Salmon

Peregrine Falcon
Shooting against a bright background doesn't help. This bird never really got close and of course it was moving fast.
Species: Falco peregrinus (Peregrine Falcon)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > September 2017 > Peregrine Falcon

Turkey Vulture Circling
The white and black contrast on the underside of the wings is quite striking.
Species: Cathartes aura (Turkey Vulture)

John Harvey Photo > John's Overnight Page > Galiano May Day > Turkey Vulture Circling

Turkey Vultures Flying By
Turkey Vultures Flying By
Species: Cathartes aura (Turkey Vulture)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Seaside Oregon > Turkey Vultures Flying By

Bald Eagle Flying With Bird Remains
I figure he is carrying part of a bird because of the feathers.
Species: Haliaeetus leucocephalus (Bald Eagle)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > November 2017 > Bald Eagle Flying With Bird Remains

Osprey Returning With Fish
It was an overcast morning - you can just see the mountains sticking up through the low cloud bank.
Species: Pandion haliaetus (Osprey)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > May 2016 > Osprey Returning With Fish

Caspian Tern Skimming Water
Apparently they also sometimes catch fish at the surface by skimming.
Species: Hydroprogne caspia (Caspian tern)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > September 2016 > Caspian Tern Skimming Water

Caspian Tern Looking For Fish
These birds have a pretty dramatic dive after they see a fish.
Species: Hydroprogne caspia (Caspian tern)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > September 2016 > Caspian Tern Looking For Fish

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