Fink Family Farm Bird List

Fink Family Farm Bird List

The only list I faithfully keep is a list of all the birds seen on our farm since we moved here in 1977. I thought it would be fun to ad...

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Peregrine Falcon

On July 5th, Johnny and I walked my CoastWatch mile 262 (at Cape Kiwanda State Park) in the fog and saw an adult peregrine plucking a newly caught gull on the beach. My Nikon Coolpix 900 brought him up close and I took lots of photos.

Farther south on the beach, half way up the cliff, a hatch year peregrine was perched on a dead branch. It was looking north toward where we had seen the adult plucking the gull. Maybe it was hoping for a meal from the parent. We did not stay around to find out. Again, I took lots of photos.