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Gyrfalcon Attack Sequence | by Loren Mooney
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Gyrfalcon Attack Sequence

This is a 9 frame sequence taken in less than 1 second of a gyrfalcon attacking a flock of snow geese. You can see his single target near the center of the sequence with blood on its back. The falcon flew in multiple times and hit the single bird with its talons. Shortly after I captured this sequence, a bald eagle flew in and took a single bird. I'm guessing the eagle grabbed this falcon's meal. Skagit Valley, Washington. November, 2019.

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Taken on November 4, 2019