October on the Prairie brings...
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The pasture land is so picturesque, with a field of yellow broomweed in the background.
As I continued to drive the road to Das Kleine Haus, I saw several large birds, on the ground, that looked very different from any I had ever seen.
I was afraid if I opened the truck door and stepped out, I would scare them off. So, I decided to turn the truck around and let down the window, photographing from the truck.
Here is what I saw in the distance....
Eventually, they caught sight of my movement...bringing them to take flight.
After google searching, I found out they are the Southern Crested Caracara, a member of the falcon family.
How lucky for me, to be driving the back roads and witness these beautiful and unusual falcons.