Black Falcon | BirdLife Australia. Although Black Falcons often hunt on their own, sometimes they may take advantage of various forms of assistance. They are occasionally seen hunting in pairs, co-operating with one another so that one bird flushes prey and the other catches it, before both birds share the catch. They also make use of human activities, following farm machinery and picking off birds, small mammals or insects flushed by the activity. T
Blue Crane courtship dance As the common name suggests, it is pale blue in colour, although it can appear grey from a distance. It is a relatively small crane with a large head, thick neck and beautiful elongated wing feathers, known as tertials, that trail behind this bird and are often mistaken for tail feathers.