Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Can't believe I ate the whole thing!

Peregrine Falcon
The bulge in the center of the chest indicates a full crop. 
Ned took these great shots and writes: "Note this individual has a full crop. Raptors store their kill in the crop and digestive juices in the saliva break down the food in the crop prior to it being sent to the stomach." Anne says: "Don't try this at home."

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