Caracara....(graphic)

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Gale, Mar 29, 2007.

  1. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Momma Caracara gathering food for the two hungry fledglings:>))))

    76365342.

    Thanks for peeking:>)))
     
  2. Baxter

    Baxter

    Jan 8, 2007
    Clemson, SC
    Nice shot, but do you have one with more gore? Just kidding. Wish we had those up here.
     
  3. Timeout

    Timeout

    May 23, 2006
    SoCal
    Oh wow, very nice behavior shot, good catch by the both of you. :eek:

    Looks like Momma is doing a very good job of providing for the little ones! Gale, if you happen to have fledgling pictures please post those too (I hope I didn't miss them somewhere else?).
     
  4. Superb!!!

    Nancy
     
  5. Thats is quite a shot Gale!! Viera?
     
  6. Great capture Gale!!!
     
  7. Great shot, Gale!!!! That's a wonderful capture - lunch is served!
     
  8. tojor

    tojor

    Jul 27, 2005
    Denmark
    Seems like enough to eat for the hungry small ones. Great catch.
     
  9. Nice shot Gale! Looks like a pretty large bird.

    Anthony
     
  10. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Thannk You Hunter
    I would have had more gore , but she flew off with it. This was lucky.
    I got really close:>)))
     
  11. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Hi Miko
    Thank You
    Yes I do have some pics of one of the Fledglings. Will post those also, I was to tired last night to process anymore pics:>))
     
  12. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Thank You Nancy,
    Right place at right time again.
    I love it when that happens:>))
     
  13. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Hi Andreas
    Yes this is Viera. Remember the Caracara at nest pics we were after.
    This is the Female. No bands or radio.
    Two fledglings now. They stay out in the back field most of the time.
    One young one likes to stay down in the back corner rumaging around on the ground.
    Thank You
     
  14. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Hi Thomas
    Thanks
    Always like to find them hunting.
    This was yesterday
     
  15. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Sandi , this was a very good lunch catch:>))
    I had a heck of a time seeing what she had. They were in deep grass.
    Finally she picked it up and I was able to get two shots of the critter. Then she flew. I was actually to close to get the flight.
    Thank You
     
  16. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Thank You Torben,
    Yes I think they had a good lunch
     
  17. What is that - a young nutria?

    Superb shot Gale (you ole ghoul, you :eek: :biggrin: )
     
  18. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Thank You Anthony
    The is actually a big rat:>))) See tail. At first I thought it was a small bunny.
    In short order she immobilized it and then off to feed the youngsters.
    She pounced on it and it was all over. wow.
     
  19. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    lol Nick
    Biggg rodent for sure. (rat) lol
    Nature at it best. I really like see them in action
    Thank You from the ole ghoul...lol
     
  20. Very nice Gale can you see the young in the nest
     
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