Gull vs Hawk

Last night’s possum carcass
Has drawn attention

from a black-backed gull
and a hawk

fierce competitors
for a feed

Battling in the air

Calling loudly as they circle

Strategically
seeking to gain ascendancy

Out over the harbour…

The gull wins
Round 1
returning to pick at the possum
within minutes of
forcing the hawk to flee

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