A relatively slow morning at Salton Sea yesterday. I was hoping to get photos of Stilt Sandpiper and if I was really lucky a Ruff. I couldn’t find either and the hunters in the area weren’t helping things. I did photograph a beautiful adult Peregrine Falcon and a female/juv. Merlin (Taiga) at fairly close range. Always a treat to see a Peregrine Falcon so close!
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