Video: Wild Falcon Hunts Prey From Atop Foul Pole

The biggest star of Target Field isn’t a member of the Twins. It’s a wild hawk prone to dismembering opponents from high above the MLB team’s new diamond.

Kirby The Kestrel Eats Moth While Atop Foul Pole At Target Field

The falcon, named “Kirby” by fans participating in a Fox Sports North poll, has been seen throughout the season perched atop a foul pole at Target Field after dark. That high-profile perch is the hawk’s home base as it dines on moths attracted to the stadium lights.

Kirby The Kestrel Eats Moth While Atop Foul Pole At Target Field

Kirby has become so popular that he’s attracted the online birdwatching community at AskTheBirds.org.
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