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Eating On The Run

December 31, 2020 - White-tailed kites usually consume their prey (typically a small rodent) by first carrying it to a safe perch. They then...
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How to Prepare a Crayfish

November 12, 2019 - Crayfish are a favorite food of Hooded Mergansers, but they're not easily consumed. A certain amount of preparation is r...
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Feeding Time for Peregrine Chicks

June 07, 2018 - A pair of Peregrine Falcons have set up their nest not far from where I live, providing an opportunity for observation a...
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How to Remove a Pincer

November 21, 2017 - A favorite food of Hooded Mergansers is crayfish (aka crawfish or crawdad). The birds swallow these small crustaceans wh...
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Kite Courtship

June 09, 2017 - White-tailed kites, besides being among the most beautiful raptors in North America, are especially enjoyable to observe...
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Feasting on Fish

September 21, 2016 - Elegant Terns, like many other fish-eating birds, dive into the water from above to catch their prey. Witnessing these b...
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Bird Food

January 24, 2016 - What do birds eat? Have a look below... Butterfly: Big fish: Little fish: Lots of fish: Dragonfly:...
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Successful Hunt for African Wild Dogs

August 24, 2015 - WARNING: This blog post contains images depicting gruesome scenes of of violence, which you may find disturbing. While...
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Food Drop for Young Harrier

July 18, 2015 - Northern Harrier parents have an unusual method for feeding their young: As soon as the birds are able to leave the nest...
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Heron vs. Snake

August 27, 2014 - A Great Blue Heron is in for an unpleasant surprise when he catches a resourceful snake. When I encountered the heron...
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