Fantastic find and photo! I was at Gage Rd around 11 a.m. and saw the two
Peregrines. One of them had recently caught a meal and was feeding in the
field while the other perched nearby.
On Wed, Jan 1, 2014 at 1:35 PM, Tyler Pockette <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> Ted Murin, Kaylee Pollander and myself have been looking at a good
> candidate for prairie falcon on gage rd. The falcon has very obvious dark
> axillaries in flight contrasting with light undersides and belly, fairly
> light brown back, and slightly smaller in size when it flew next to two
> peregrines as the three chased an encroaching eagle. The bird has not been
> seen since it tangled with the eagle (10 minutes ago) but we are very
> hungry and heading for food quickly. Will continue searching shortly.
> Tyler pockette
Youth Birding Coordinator
North Branch Nature Center
713 Elm St.
Montpelier, VT 05602
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