PICTURED: The owl with the vole just before the attack.
A hungry kestrel tries to steal dinner from a much bigger owl by using a surprise karate kick. The common kestrel swooped in and attacked the short eared owl while it was sitting on a fence with a vole in its talons.
The owl reacted quickly by raising its wings and trying to take off with its dinner as the falcon clung on. Their battle raged on as they flew away from a watching photographer. Jeff Brown, 69,...more »