Vole Control

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This northern hawk-owl has just gently tossed the head of a vole up into the air in order to position it better for swallowing. A fraction of a second later, it was gone. The owl then ate the remainder of the rodent in one big swallow.
Taken By
Ken Collett
Taken On
August 7, 2023
northern hawk owl surnia ulula strigidae diurnal feeding post fence eating consuming prey vole rodent animal beak bird mammal rat Bird Beak Grey Carnivore
  • Focal: 600
  • Lens Model: RF600mm F4 L IS USM
  • Shutter speed: 0.00125 sec
  • Aperture: f/ 11

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