Watch raptors use smouldering sticks to spread bushfires and corner prey

By Australian Geographic 6 April 2021
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Firehawks – the back kite, whistling kite, and brown falcon – pick up smoldering grass and sticks from raging bushfires and transport them up to a kilometre away, cornering their prey.
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