[CT Birds] peregrine falcon carrying a fish
charles barnard jr
chbarnjr at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 12:50:29 EDT 2011
This morning, at the McKinney refuge in Stratford, I watched as an
immature Peregrine Falcon stole a menhaden from an Osprey in flight.
After a few seconds of carrying the fish away, the peregrine dropped it into
the marsh grasses, circled over it once and moved on. Maybe the fish was too
heavy for it. I had never seen a peregrine going for a fish before.
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