Video: Hawk cam takes viewers into the skies

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by KMOV.com Staff | @KMOV

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Posted on January 20, 2014 at 9:03 PM

Updated Monday, Jan 20 at 9:20 PM

(CBS) -- Bird-mounted cameras have unlocked secrets of how falcons hunt their prey. Video captured from state-of-the-art cameras on the birds’ backs and heads is helping scientists study the physics of falcons’ flight while hunting. The footage shows Peregrine, Gyrfalcon and Saker falcons flying at high speeds towards crows as they try to grab them out of the air.

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