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Northern Hawk Owl with Vole.


Posted by Karl Egressy on Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:07 am

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The Northern Hawk Owl captured a Vole right in front of us.
Luckily it turned towards us.
When he captured the second Vole about three hours later, it turned away from us. Both Voles were carried to one of his stash trees.
He captured two between 10:45 and 3:00 PM and probably more before we arrived. Sometimes he captures a Mourning Dove as well.

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by Jakejacoby on Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:13 am
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Wonderful capture Karl.
 

by AForns on Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:30 am
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These birds are amazing, efficient hunters with no let up !!! Big Congrats Karl !!
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by Ron Day on Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:13 pm
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Karl, terrific shot showing the captured vole. The ground view is excellent. Great job!
 

by Carol Clarke on Tue Feb 18, 2020 5:00 pm
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A great view of the end of the hunt, Karl!

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by david fletcher on Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:43 pm
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Another cracking image Karl! Nicely done
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