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These bugs are a favorite food for many of the bird species at Bolsa Chica, especially the Kestrel. I often see them eating these pleasingly plump meals.
Kestrel landing, her tallon is just about to grip the branch.This bug is one of their favorite items on the menu.Open wide.Taking the first bite.A little drool.Repositioning.Enjoying every bite.Using her tongue.Biting off a leg.Big bites at the end.Down the hatch.