Prairie Falcon Hunting Grasshoppers In A Storm

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Grasshoppers are not typical prey for Prairie Falcons. Studies indicate that the main foods taken are other birds (Horned Larks and meadowlarks are favorites), small mammals and lizards but in a pinch they do consume flying insects, including grasshoppers. This bird was intent on doing just that. […]

Prairie Falcon With Some Interesting History

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I have more difficulty approaching Prairie Falcons than I do most other raptor species so when I can get close to one it’s always a memorable experience. […]