Sunday Warblers
Wildflower Meadow Warblers

Pale Male Catches And Eats A Mouse

Warning Graphic Content!  If you're not interested in seeing a mouse get caught and eaten, you might want to view these pictures of Pale Male from Friday.

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Pale Male patiently waited in a tree branch on Sunday evening for supper to arrive near Cleopatra's Needle.

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I was pleased to see the photographers who watch Pale Male regularly, made sure he had an unobstructed flight path to his common hunting areas.

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After hunting too fast for me to capture the kill, he jumps up on a low hanging tree branch bringing a few blades of grass along with his prey.

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He's caught a mouse.

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Soon he moves to a higher tree branch.

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He takes about ten minutes to consume the mouse.

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At the end, he swallows what's left in one huge gulp.

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He then used a number of tree branches as "toothpicks" to clean his beak.