Bird Observer - The New England Birding Journal

Bird Observer

The Birding Journal for New England

June 2016

Vol. 44, No. 3

Gleanings: Weighing the Odds

David M. Larson

Okay, here’s the scenario. You are hungry, very hungry. No good food supplies around your location. You look across the river and there’s plenty of food there. Problem is, the river might have crocodiles. Oh, and the plentiful food on the other side might be guarded by lions and tigers and bears. Oh my. What do you do?

Peregrine Falcon with prey. Photograph by Sandy Selesky.

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