Prairie Falcon – Satiated And Cleaning Up After A Big Meal

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I don’t believe I’ve ever seen a wild raptor with a more obviously bulging crop than this Prairie Falcon. […]

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. […]