During current extended dry conditions, feral cat predation is increasing.
Cats bask in the sun by the water-trough waiting for their next victim. The cat strikes from below when a bird comes to drink or bathe ... again and again.
Camera footage captured by a fixed motion activated camera set to take 10 shots (1/second) when triggered (represented by: Motion M1,M2... etc at top of frame
Footage taken over a 2.5hrs and spliced together to a run time of 53 seconds.
2 kills and 2 strikes captured
Time line 9th August 2018
3:19pm Black Feral Cat with white sox arrives
4:40pm 1st strike and leaves site with victim
4:45pm Returns and strikes soon after
5:25pm Another strike
5:53pm Leaves site with another victim