Sunday, October 26, 2014

Marsh Harriers cold searching

up to 4 Marsh Harriers were searching this area of reedbed; apart from occasional jousts they hunted together hanging in the wind looking down into the reeds -- I have seen this behaviour before and it is associated with locating Starling corpses in the reeds after an overnight roost; up to 50,000 Starlings a night clearly involve a number of casualties

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