American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)

I saw this American kestrel (Falco sparverius) catch the rodent and then I lost sight of it, as we were driving. After I got out of the car I saw it was out in plain sight starting to eat it. I would have thought it wanted to conceal the catch, but it was neither in a hurry to consume nor stressed by my presence.

Altitude 3795 metres.

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Last updated on 30 June 2024