Kleptoparasitisme of... van het wad geplukt!
De Takkeling , Volume 21 - Issue 2 p. 158- 159
A Merlin Falco columbarius captured a Kentish Plover Charadrius hiaticula that had been foraging in a small flock in the Wadden Sea in northern Groningen. The flock commenced foraging soon afterwards, but the Merlin lost its prey to a passing Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus that disturbed the sitting Merlin. The Merlin soon dropped its prey during the aerial pursuit, upon which the Peregrine started plucking immediately.
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