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February 20th 2011.

An immature Peregrine and a Large Billed Crow  in Yakumo  2 years ago today. The falcon was being mobbed by a group of crows but to my eyes it seemed to be enjoying the attention as it led them on a wild falcon chase for a full 10 minutes.......................

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I was on the same bridge a few days ago and saw almost nothing let alone a falcon chase........


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7 comments:

  1. Excellent action pictures. I saw a peregrine take a bird earlier in the week (I think a pigeon) but it was far away and I didn't have my camera. You did very well to get such perfect focus in all the shots.

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  2. Those shots are just brilliant, especially given the space between them and both birds in focus.

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  3. Thanks for the comments, I got lucky with this bird that's for sure............

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  4. Stu I answered your question about Corn Bunts on my blog. They are still struggling alomg locally, numbers at a precarious level but we always seem to get a couple of flocks in the new year, mainly Over Wyre. it's probably related to more difficulty in finding food in late winter.

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    1. Hi Phil, yes I saw that..............I haven't seen any on my occasional trips back home for a long time now.......

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