Tag: Kestrel

  • Dive Bombing Kestrel

    Admittedly not the clearest of photos, but it’s not every day you can spot a Kestrel diving down to the ground from here! #staywild

  • Kestrel Spotting

    Kestrel Spotting

    It’s unusual to spot a Kestrel from the window – previously the only ones I’ve spotted were as I was walking through a field, so when I spotted this bird, I originally thought it must have been one of the local Buzzards. But then the bird started frantically flapping, and hovered in one place for…

  • Sparrowhawk or Kestrel?

    Spotting this bird circling¬†reasonably high, I took a few photos thinking it was the local Buzzard…. but when I got the photos onto the computer, it was quite clear that the tail is considerably longer than a Buzzard’s. So just what is this bird? I asked on the RSPB community “identify this” forum, and was…

  • Another Bird of Prey

    Taking a walk towards the nearest National Trust owned area, I’d wondered if I would be able to see any buzzards. Walking through a¬†field, I spotted a Kestrel that seemed focused on something in the long grass. It landed in the field, before taking off again – I have no idea what it was looking…