American Kestrel and American Robin
© Michaele Boncaro
September 10, 2012
An American Robin mobs a female American Kestrel. Michaele Boncaro took the photo in her hometown Geneva, New York, on July 1, and posted it to our U.S. and Canada Gallery
"I was on my way home one night and saw some activity on the wires and phone poles," she writes. "As I watched, I saw a bunch of small birds trying to chase off the kestrel. It finally worked, and the kestrel moved on."
Michaele used a Canon T2i and a 400mm lens. See more of her photos on her website
.Read why small birds gang up on larger birds and why the larger birds let them.
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