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Jackdaw carrying food

By Mike_Young
Good evening all,
Thanks to all for visiting my last image "Face to Face" I'm really pleased to have had a positive reaction to it . Also very chuffed to have several awards as well, thanks again.

This evenings upload was captured at my plot yesterday afternoon and was a shot that I very nearly missed. This Jackdaw had either found or captured this large male Wood mouse and was just about to carry it away. It didn't go far and landed next door where it ate its prize.
Sorry to those that may be a bit squeamish but this is Nature.

Thanks for viewing

Tags: Prey Mouse Jackdaw Corvid Corvus monedula Wood mouse Wildlife and nature

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Comments


18 Jun 2020 6:54PM
Wow Mike that’s amazing never seen this before with a jackdaw.

Great shot
18 Jun 2020 7:00PM
Excellent capture
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2020 7:53PM
Terrific well timed shot
Ju
18 Jun 2020 8:02PM
Very fine capture here.
18 Jun 2020 8:04PM
Brilliant capture. Great image.
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2020 8:20PM
Outstanding subject with his take away lunch !! Excellent photography
Isabel GrinGrin
18 Jun 2020 8:21PM
Superb capture Mike.
Geoff
dark_lord Plus
17 2.8k 762 England
18 Jun 2020 8:48PM
Excellent capture of this behaviour. A fine meal for this bird.
johnsd Plus
14 4 2 Scotland
18 Jun 2020 9:02PM
Now that’s what I call a ‘superb capture’. Your capture Mike is equally superb, nicely done
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2020 9:05PM
That's what's called brilliant timing Mike
what a great shot
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
18 Jun 2020 10:35PM
Incredulous--The bird ATE. the mouse--almost as big as the bird himself---

An OUTSTANDING image
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
19 Jun 2020 3:48AM
I never knew they ate something so big. Excellent image.
chavender Plus
10 495 1 France
19 Jun 2020 8:33AM
Superb image and interesting description as always Mike.
Bill
Drighlynne 10 131 1 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2020 9:43AM
Superb capture Mike.
Lynne
carol01 8 45
19 Jun 2020 11:57AM
Right place etc. Great shot

Carol
Fefe Plus
9 57 36 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2020 4:03PM
From the thumbnail I thought he had a crust of bread....what a surpriseGrinGrinGrin
Diane
CaroleS Plus
10 442 3 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2020 5:03PM
A wonderful glimpse of the harsh side of nature!
Carole
sparrowhawk Plus
12 282 2 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2020 3:47PM
incredible nature at its rawest!! superb shot by you my good friend

best wishes keep safe
Steve
4 Jul 2020 8:54PM
Stunning capture..Lin

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