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falco tinnunculus

  1. Kestrel


    A kestrel resting in a bush before taking off and hunting across rank grassland
  2. Young Kestrel brothers exchange affection

    Young Kestrel brothers exchange affection

    Young Kestrels (Falco tinnunculus) who left the nest only two days ago, like good brothers, exchange affection, it is surprising that they are already able to hunt grasshoppers.
  3. Kestrel and crow

    Kestrel and crow

    The situation here for raptors and herons.
  4. Common kestrel

    Common kestrel

    From time to time here. I was pretty surprised to see that kessie found more than just an insect.
  5. Kestrel


    Pretty close.
  6. Kestrel


    had a super morning with wagtails, pipits and a very friendly stonechat. at the end this one showed up, glad i could get sharp shot. hope you like it.
  7. Eurasian Kestrel

    Eurasian Kestrel

  8. Common Kestrel

    Common Kestrel

  9. Common Kestrel

    Common Kestrel

  10. Common kestrel

    Common kestrel

    One of many hovering shots.
  11. Common Kestrel Flying Overhead

    Common Kestrel Flying Overhead

  12. Common kestrel

    Common kestrel

    Same day but overcast and without a good looking bg.
  13. Common kestrel

    Common kestrel

    I wanted to realise hovering shots with the focus on backlight and background that day. This is the second good result.
  14. Kestrel


  15. Kestrel hunting near Balintore castle

    Kestrel hunting near Balintore castle

    This bird hovered for quite a while within reasonable range of the camera, is it a young Kestrel?
  16. common kestrel

    common kestrel

    went to that same area where the herons are nesting to get better view of them in flight, got busy with a family of bee -eaters and then this beauty showed up. hope you like it.
  17. Freshly delivered

    Freshly delivered

    mouse meat. Guts included.
  18. Who is

    Who is

    disturbing my sunbath?
  19. Balancing


    With exif data because I showed pretty similar pics years ago.
  20. I am on top - proud and loud and my name is Phoenix 😁

    I am on top - proud and loud and my name is Phoenix 😁

    I really thought this afternoon will have a sad end. This proudly calling youngster tried to land on this pole but it terribly crashed into it half an our before. Variable wind gusts this afternoon, in combination with its currently limited flight skills, were the reason for a terribly looking...
  21. Adult kestrel

    Adult kestrel

    Even the adult birds accepted me. They brought mice for the youngsters. I was there several times for some hours in the past weeks. Guess they are aware that I am not a threat.
  22. SF - Downy king jr.

    SF - Downy king jr.

    I had the pleasure to be there with three fledglings with one still in the box. When I arrived were they shy and tried to hide themselves in the trees (bg). After a while did they not care anymore. They came out and I became part of a kestrel family this afternoon. They explored the property...
  23. Video of Kestrel, Female, (Falco tinnunculus), Hunting for Insects, Trent Park, London, UK, 13th July 2020

    Video of Kestrel, Female, (Falco tinnunculus), Hunting for Insects, Trent Park, London, UK, 13th July 2020

    Common Kestrel, Female, (Falco tinnunculus), seen eating grasshoppers in Trent Park, London, on the 13th July 2020.
  24. Common kestrel

    Common kestrel

    Roadside kestrel on an ugly plastic pole.
  25. Common Kestrel

    Common Kestrel