December 24, 2011
Fort Pierre National Grassland
This adult gyrfalcon killed a prairie
chicken as we watched from 1/2 mile away.
As we drove closer, a red-tailed hawk and a rough-legged hawk were both trying
to take her kill.
Here she is voicing her rage at the other
It appeared that the red-tail won out, the
gyr left and flew south toward Sheriff Dam.