Monday, January 09, 2006

No privacy for Pale Male

Watching PM and Lola dine - 8 Jan '06
Photo by Cal Vornberger

Received from Cal Vornberger this morning:


Yesterday afternoon around 3 pm I discovered Pale Male near the Maintenance field eating a pigeon. Since I got there early I have the whole gory sequence from beginning to end. I have posted a couple of less gory shots on my Web site [see link above --MW] including one with Pale Male and Lola in the same frame. The size difference is very obvious in this photo. [She's bigger - MW] She sat high in the same tree for most of the meal and only swooped down and perched above him at the end. By the time he was finished his Sunday brunch a crowd of between 20-30 people had gathered...