3
taxa
2 birds
1 insect

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What

Pallid-winged Grasshopper Trimerotropis pallidipennis

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 13, 2019 06:29 AM MST

Description

There were hundreds to thousands in the many multi-hectare parking lots in this commercial area. Flood lights attract these agile fliers overnight. Amusing to watch grackles attempting to catch them. From my short observation the success rate was very low. But then there were many working to do so.

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What

Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 13, 2019 06:30 AM MST

Description

Hunting grasshoppers in store parking lot.

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What

American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 13, 2019 06:41 AM MST

Description

This kestrel, an apparent fledgling, was having easy success catching the grasshoppers out of the parking lots.