Raptor Photo Gallery
Jeffrey Kollbrunner - Wildlife & Nature Photography
|All photographs copyright 2000-2008 by Jeffrey Kollbrunner. All rights reserved. All unauthorized usage forbidden.
Mama & Papa on Christmas day spending time together as their pair
bonding instincts are getting stronger as the 2008 nesting season
approaches. Photo take 12/25.
There is not much space on this antenna mast for both of our hawks.
Photo taken 12/25.
They will give it a try, but just a second later Mama leaves for a more
comfortable spot. Photo taken 12/25.
Mama & Papa try again on a lampost that has much more space for the
two of them. Photo take 12/25.
Here we go again... Photo taken 12/25.
This seems to be working much better than that other poll. Photo
Now the pair can sit comfortably together and get some warmth from
the heat the lamp is generating on this cool day. Photo taken 12/25.
After completing his meal Papa takes off to the West. Photo taken
Papa enjoys a mid-afternoon meal on a chimney screen on top of a
six story apartment building. Photo taken 1/27/2008
Ivy enjoying a beautiful day. Photo take 2/3/2008
Mama flying near last seasons nest. Photo taken 2/11/2008
Mama continues on as the sun touches her beautiful Red-Tail. Photo
Mama and Papa sit together in their favorite tree. Pair bonding is
strong as this time of year. Photo taken 2/11/2008
Papa keeping an eye on things. Photo taken 2/11/2008
Mama in her favorite tree. Photo taken 2/11/2008
Papa finds his balance as he returns from a short flight. Photo taken
Papa vocalizing, shortly after Mama joins him as they fly together in the
next image to the right. Photo taken 2/16/2008
Mama (bottom) and Papa (top) fly together just before copulating, next
images. Photo taken 2/16/2008
Mama landed on the antenna and Papa circled behind landing on top
of Mama. Photo taken 2/16/2008
Mama and Papa continue to copulate, note Papa's Red-Tail moved up
and out of the way just under his wing . Photo taken 2/16/2008