Valkyrie has a foot on the prey.Valkyrie has "captured" the prey.
Valkyrie begins eating the prey.
The prey is grey and possibly can be eaten whole?
Suddenly everything changes. Both their heads come up and focus.
In an instant everything is forgotten and in tandem both parents fly to the vertical branch that is used to observe the overall territory and protect the nest. These are a couple of very focused hawks.
Whatever it is has moved and their heads and eyes follow it.
The full view.
Valkyrie's focus changes. Something related to another perch or some movement perhaps?
Then I can hear them, ever so quietly vocalizing. "Talking" to each other.
Hunter becomes more vocal.
Then ever so quietly Valkyrie "says" something.
Then Valkyrie's head turns towards Hunter. They make eye contact and he's off!
He appears to be heading West South West.
And trust me he's going somewhere in particular....
TO BE CONTINUED....DB