Zenfolio | Feather Light Photography | Hawk vs. Vole

This Red-tailed Hawk is about to pounce on a vole (meadow mouse).The hawk has caught the vole, which is held in the bird's talons.The hawk begins to "play" with the vole.The hawk flings the vole into the air. Can you see it? (Hint: follow the bird's eyes.)The vole performs a head-first dive into the grass.The hawk carries off his meal.