Bet You Can’t Eat Just One

Equipment Info
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D850
10643856/1000000 sec. / ISO 500
Nearest Area
Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area
Town
Grandview
Brief Directions
Follow highway 167 past Mt. Home Air Force Base and keep a sharp eye for roadside burrows.
Notes
Based on the actions of the nestlings, I don't believe they had ever seen a snake before.
Description
An adult Burrowing Owl captured a small snake and delivered it to a group of waiting nestlings. Only one courageous nestling attempted to eat the snake as it's siblings watched in wonder. The nestling was successful in swallowing the snake whole.
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Date Added
August 9, 2019
Date Taken
June 4, 2019