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In the beak | by mnlamberson
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In the beak

(3) I watched a rough-legged hawk hunt this afternoon -safely ensconced in my vehicle, the bird took little notice of me. Quite an interesting switch took place. The bird caught the vole (?), then in mid flight switched it from its feet to its mouth. Then returned it to its feet. pretty amazing aerial dexterity, these birds. Oh, and their was quite a wind whipping about too!

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Taken on November 19, 2017