Prairie Falcon – A Fascinating Hunting Strategy

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Some of you may recall that last November I photographed an amazing encounter between a Prairie Falcon and a hapless Northern Shoveler along the causeway to Antelope Island. These are photos of that experience that I haven’t posted before. [...]

The Prairie Falcon And The Northern Shoveler

Back in November I blogged about my encounter with a Prairie Falcon and its Northern Shoveler prey. I thought that some of the images I didn’t use back then were worthy of another post.

This falcon struck the duck on the water, then waited for it to die and to be washed up onto shore.