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 2020 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
This is a three image composite (in photoshop). I don't own a long lens so this is the best I can do.
Species: Megaceryle alcyon (Belted Kingfisher)
John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2020 to 2005 > January 2014 > Belted_Kingfisher