Friday, November 28, 2014

Female Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus)

Hunts by flying at low speeds just above low growing vegetation.
Uses the element of surprise attack, flying in zigzag patterns.
The Northern Harrier is the only hawk able to locate prey using only acoustic clues.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Barred Owl (Strix varia)

Breeding habitats of this large owl (53cm) are dense woods across Canada, United States and south to mountains of Mexico.
Barred Owls don't migrate. In winter, males leave their territories when prey species are scarce.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Eastern Chipmunk (Tamias striatus)

Last preparation before hibernation for this female Chipmunk of 2 years.
These pictures was taken on November 2 and she is now in hibernation since November 7.
The same female of my film in October 2013:

Other news of her in March 2015, when she comes back of hibernation.

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