Gyrfalcon flies by pheasant

Male white gyrfalcon hits prey in flight, this time a male ringed neck pheasant

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  • Wes Aslin 6y

    Amazing timing!
  • Rob McKay 6y

    Thanks again waslin!
    It was a tough day, -35 and snowing like crazy!
    Rob
  • Håkan 6y

    This is fantastic!
    Great captured!
  • Ross Michaels 6y

    Thanks for posting these!

    ( Seen in the Burdr Flickr Group )
  • roberta hynes 6y

    Fantastic capture!!!

    ( Seen in the Burdr Flickr Group )
  • Chris Thoburn 6y

    nice composition. I like this.
  • Jeff&Amy 5y

    These are AMAZING!!!!
  • Stephen 5y

    Masterful capture gives a rare glimpse of this life and death drama. The falcon has part of the pheasant's long tail feather train in his talons. Perhaps that is the falcon's way, or perhaps he missed slightly. Either way, I'd guess the pheasant's time is drawing to a close.

    'Beautiful collection of work in your photostream.
  • Van Truan 5y

    amazing. Great shot
  • Frédéric Landes 5y

    Fantastic shots in this series!
    The pheasant is probably bigger and heavier than the Gyrfalcon... Greedy beast!
  • John Borg 4mo

    Great shot cheers
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Taken on December 11, 2009
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