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Old 01-10-2012, 10:29 AM   #30 (permalink)
forestfalcon
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Ha! I was just going to post that video. The reason we don't put cameras on our birds (other than the fact that it is stupid expensive) is because even the smallest amount of weight can slow them down, and during the hunt, it can be only milliseconds that determine whether you catch your prey, or it gets away. The transmitters they wear are extremely light weight (the one I use weighs 4 grams with battery.)

Most of my pics are on my old laptop, so if I dig that out, I can post more, but here's a few more:

Gyr/Peregrine coming in to the lure:


Sometimes it doesn't go according to plan, and your Falcon decides that sitting and sunning is a better option:



Headshot:



Dark/ruphous morph red tail:



Friend's Merlin with starling:



Trapped Male Kestrel:


Male Kestrel with House Sparrow:
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