Slechtvalk Falco peregrinus steelt muis van Torenvalk F. tinnunculus.
De Takkeling , Volume 21 - Issue 3 p. 226- 228
On 26 September 2013, on the Wadden Sea Island of Schiermonnikoog, a resting (presumably male) Peregrine Falcon was recorded that approached a Kestrel in low-level flight across a distance of 200-300 m. After a short skirmish the Peregrine grabbed a prey from the air and returned to its sitting post where it seemed to devour the prey. However, when checking the site, a young Common Vole Microtus arvalis was found below the sitting post, still warm, with a small ventral wound and weighing 8.3 g. Apparently, the Peregrine had kleptoparasitized a freshly caught prey from the Kestrel.
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C. Both, R. Bom, & J. Samplonius. (2013). Slechtvalk Falco peregrinus steelt muis van Torenvalk F. tinnunculus. De Takkeling, 21(3), 226–228.
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