7 thoughts on “Bat Falconry?”

  1. Funny!

    …Almost as exotic as flying bats at birds, a friend and I flew a kestrel of kestrels at bats a couple times one summer. No luck but some very neat twighlight flights!

    Then, a following year, his merlin caught a red bat and ate it in a tree, speding the night out for our trouble.

    Also: I have seen a wild Cooper’s hawk hunting bats, which, unlike the sweeping stoops by redtails into big groups that have been filmed at cave sites; this was a one-on-one affair that called for every bit of the considerable agility of the Cooper’s hawk.


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