Kestrel makes grab for 'no lunch' by Geoffrey Pain (7 images)

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A kestrel makes grab for 'no lunch' after looking but failing to ambush a barn owl which had already eaten it's catch in the long grass.

Local Geoff Pain, 71, spotted the pair only 5 minutes away from his home in Settle in North Yorkshire.

He said, "The kestrel had seen the barn owl fly down into the grass so it flew across to a nearby post to await its chance. As soon as the owl emerged from the grass it was after it to try and relieve it of its prey only this...
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