David & Goliath,
or how a Peregrine lost it's prey to a Kestrel


Photography by Norman D.v.S. & Ellen Sandberg

1.Peregrine before dispute over prey with Kestrel 2509

1. Peregrine before dispute over prey with Kestrel 2509

2 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 25092008 Rotterdam c Ellen Sandberg 1a.jpg

2. Peregrine Falco peregrinus 25092008 Rotterdam c Ellen Sandberg 1a

3 Peregrine & Kestrel in dispute over prey 25092008 Port of Rotterdam.jpg

3. Peregrine & Kestrel in dispute over prey 25092008

Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands c Norman Deans v Swelm

4 Peregrine & Kestrel in dispute over prey 25092008 1 Port of Rotterdam.jpg

4. Peregrine & Kestrel in dispute over prey 25092008 1

Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands c Norman Deans v Swelm

5 Peregrine Falco peregrinus & Kestrel Falco tinnunculus in dispute over prey 25092008 Rotterdam c Ellen Sandberg 02.jpg

5. Peregrine Falco peregrinus & Kestrel Falco tinnunculus in dispute over prey 25092008

Rotterdam c Ellen Sandberg 02

6.Peregrine Falco peregrinus & Kestrek Falco tinnunculus in dispute over prey 25092008 Rotterdam c Ellen Sandberg 03.jpg

6. Peregrine Falco peregrinus & Kestrek Falco tinnunculus in dispute over prey 25092008

Rotterdam c Ellen Sandberg 03

7 Peregrine Falco peregrinus & Kestrel Falco tinnunculus in dispute over prey 25092008 Rotterdam c Ellen Sandberg 01.jpg

7. Peregrine Falco peregrinus & Kestrel Falco tinnunculus in dispute over prey 25092008

Rotterdam c Ellen Sandberg 01

8. Peregrine Falco peregrinus & Kestrel Falco tinnunculus in dispute over prey 25092008 Roterdam c Ellen Sandberg 04.jpg

8. Peregrine Falco peregrinus & Kestrel Falco tinnunculus in dispute over prey 25092008

Rotterdam c Ellen Sandberg 04

10 Peregrine Falco peregrinus & Kestrel Falco tinnunculus in dispute over prey 25092008 Rotterdam c Ellen Sandberg 05.jpg

9.  Peregrine Falco peregrinus & Kestrel Falco tinnunculus in dispute over prey 25092008

Rotterdam c Ellen Sandberg 05

9. Peregrine & Kestrel in dispute over prey 25092008 2 Port of Rotterdam.jpg

10. Peregrine & Kestrel in dispute over prey 25092008 2

Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands c Norman Deans v Swelm

11 Peregrine & Kestrel in dispute over prey 25092008 3 Port of Rotterdam.jpg

11.  Peregrine & Kestrel in dispute over prey 25092008 3

Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands c Norman Deans v Swelm

12 Peregrine & Kestrel in dispute over prey 25092008 4 Port of Rotterdam.jpg

12. Peregrine & Kestrel in dispute over prey 25092008 4

Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands c Norman Deans v Swelm

 

13 Peregrine & Kestrel in dispute over prey 25092008 5 Port of Rotterdam.jpg

13. Peregrine & Kestrel in dispute over prey 25092008 5

Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands c Norman Deans v Swelm

14 Kestrel, the winner in the dispute with a Peregrine 25092008 Port of Rotterdam.jpg

14. Kestrel, the winner in the dispute with a Peregrine 25092008

Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands c Norman Deans v Swelm

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    11 jan 2014