File:Hawk eating prey.jpg

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English: A juvenile Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis eating its prey (California Meadow Vole Microtus californicus); seaside bluffs of Half Moon Bay, California.[1].
Français : Une buse à queue rousse (Buteo jamaicensis) mangeant Microtus californicus, un campagnol d'amérique du nord.[1]
Svenska: En ung rödstjärtad vråk (Buteo jamaicensis) som äter sitt byte (californiaåkersork Microtus californicus)[1]
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  1. a b c http://www.flickr.com/photos/jurvetson/226587515/#comment72157594258725735

According to the image's author here, citing "an email from a field biologist", the bird is "a juvenile Red-tailed Hawk dining on a California Meadow Vole Microtus californicus".

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current23:16, 18 November 2007Thumbnail for version as of 23:16, 18 November 20071,967 × 1,714 (2.54 MB)AzaTothtrying to reduce noise
18:24, 28 August 2006Thumbnail for version as of 18:24, 28 August 20061,967 × 1,714 (1.58 MB)Sandstein{{Information |Description= A hawk eating its prey, a small rodent. |Source= http://www.flickr.com/photos/jurvetson/226587515/ |Date= |Author=[http://www.flickr.com/people/jurvetson/ Steve Jurvetson] |Permission=Free content licence. |other_versions= }}

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