from photographer Lisa Loucks Christenson

A red-tail hawk has captured a mole and is sitting...

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Caption: A red-tail hawk has captured a mole and is sitting on it, however, the wild turkey continue to attack the hawk, circling it, and trying to get it to release the mole--which they may believe is one of their young (nearby). This went on for about an hour, until the hawk flew off, the dominant turkey behind the hawk, then spurred the hawk until it dropped the mole.
Location: SE Minnesota
Copyright: © Lisa Loucks Christenson
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Comments: I shot this picture in the fall, the hawk was repeatedly attacked by the turkeys until he finally flew off with his mole, only to loose it. This image is used in my Struggling for Existence documentary, sold as an art print, art card, used in my educational lectures. All other rights available.

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Rochester MN 55903 US

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