interesting bird interaction
- I live in Kenwood which is in Sonoma Valley. This morning I was exercising my dogs in my field and it was pretty quiet -save the PS Flycatcher calling off and on. I heard a rasping call high overhead. It sounded like a Caspian Tern and that is a very uncommon bird flying in my neighborhood.
I looked up and to my amazement it was a Caspian Tern diving on a Golden Eagle soaring over, heading west. The tern kept calling and diving on it. The eagle just soared on.
I can't figure out why the tern was chasing this eagle, it didn't seem to have prey and it couldn't be near a tern nest.
Kenwood, Sonoma Co
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