October 15, 2012

Falcons, Socotra

Photograph by Michael Melford, National Geographic

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A female kestrel brings food to her nestlings on a cliff on Socotra's southern coast. These falcons, along with other raptors like the Socotra buzzard, are the main land predators on the island.

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