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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 9th June, 2019)

Lunch time

Lunch time
Lunch time for the male kestrel.

Photo: Alan Banks  (Panasonic DMC-TZ60)
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Comment by: David Barker on 9th June 2019 at 00:55

Well captured Alan ,beautiful bird of prey, well done.

Comment by: Poet on 9th June 2019 at 08:57

Well caught both photographer and falcon. Bit easier to sex than Buzzards Alan with his bluey grey head.

Comment by: irene roberts on 9th June 2019 at 10:05

Fabulous photo. Reminds me of the film, "Kes".

Comment by: Mick on 9th June 2019 at 12:26

I watched one eating a pigeon in my garden a few weeks ago.
And then I saw one catch a Bluetit that was coming out of one of my bird boxes and flew off to eat that on the next door neighbors lawn.
After a couple of days I could see that the other tit had stopped coming back to the box so Had a peep and inside was 11 cold eggs.
Sad but thats wildlife for you, at least my tit didnt get killed by a well fed fat cat

Comment by: Ron D on 9th June 2019 at 16:30

excellent. Geeusabit

Comment by: Mick on 9th June 2019 at 16:57

Ive just been watching a pair and 3 chicks on the Trencherfield mill tower

Comment by: Fred Mason on 9th June 2019 at 17:21

Well done, Alan.

Great shot. It looks like blood on the talons.

Comment by: Philip G. on 9th June 2019 at 18:16

A grand photo Alan. I've always liked the Kestrel's rusty colouring, and how easy it is to spot as the bird hovers.

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