Eleonorenfalke: Natürliche Verbreitung: Mittelmeer Ein Eleonorenfalke kröpft seine Beute, einen Singvogel. Diese Falkenart hat sich darauf spezialisiert, die zur Zugzeit das Mittelmeer überquerenden Kleinvögel vor den Mittelmeerinseln abzufangen.
Eleanors Falcon Falco Eleonorae
"Birds of prey, winging from the sea, rising from marshlands, swooping from eyries, hover screaming, gannets, cormorants, vultures, goshawks, climbing woodcocks, peregrines, merlins, blackgrouse, sea eagles, gulls, albatrosses, barnacle geese. The midnight sun is darkened." (15.4665-4669)
Birds of Prey - Bald Eagle making a beautiful landing.
The Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) is a bird of prey that breeds throughout most of North America, from western Alaska and northern Canada to as far south as Panama and the West Indies, and is one of the most common hawks in North America. (Photo Dave Van de Laar)
Merlin - Nothing scares songbirds like a Merlin on the loose. I flew one a few years ago and as soon as it took to the air the sound of birdsong stopped, a very strange feeling to experience.