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Nature and Life Lover. Photographer. Art Director. Production Artist. Quiet, insightful, sensitive, rebellious, artistic, kind, introverted.
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Thank you! I'm looking forward to more spottings and photo ops.
It sat for a while biting the bottle making quite the racket (crackling plastic sounds). I suppose like most juveniles it could be a combination of inexperience and play to learn skills. I would think after the first bite it would realize it wasn't a food item. It made no attempts to swallow any of the bottle.
It would have be quite difficult to do alone. I had my friend flank the bird to scare it towards me. I was very careful with its talons and beak. The risk was worth it. I'd take a few battle wounds to help out a hurt creature. I hope it heals and that I can be there for its release. Regardless, I am going to be part of this rehab facility in any way I can to help them continue their mission.
Thank you! I am adding this and others to the raptors mission you mentioned.
Awesome, Jeff! Off to a great start!
Looks like a praying mantis egg case:
Yes, I believe so. They are particularly fond of the campground fire pits after a good rain.
Glad to have another nature lover, photographer, and friend on here. You have a lot of great images and finds to share. Looking forward to more.