Taking flight

Taking flight

Observation - Taking flight - UK and Ireland. Description: I was just about to take a picture of this bird when it suddenly took flight. This is what I managed to get. Just a minute later (it didn't fly very far) I watched it make a grab for a fully-grown mallard duck! All it managed to get was a large mouthful o

I was just about to take a picture of this bird when it suddenly took flight. This is what I managed to get. Just a minute later (it didn't fly very far) I watched it make a grab for a fully-grown mallard duck! All it managed to get was a large mouthful of feathers! The duck made a discreet exit from the scene