Watching these little falcons hunt is always a ton of fun. They will furiously flag their wings and hover over a spot, looking down trying to spot some unsuspecting prey (usually mice or voles). With their target in sight, they then dive at full speed, slamming into their target and nabbing a meal.
Catching that action is very difficult as these guys are quite small and fast. I watched this one working a field and was lucky enough to catch pics of it as it plummeted toward the ground. It was a long shot so this is pretty heavily cropped but a fun bit of action to see.
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