Kestrel hovering

Kestrel hovering

Observation - Kestrel hovering - UK and Ireland. Description: When photographed this bird was staying almost stationary in quite strong windy conditions. It hardly flapped its wings at all for long periods just making occasional adjustments and effortlessly riding the wind.

When photographed this bird was staying almost stationary in quite strong windy conditions. It hardly flapped its wings at all for long periods just making occasional adjustments and effortlessly riding the wind.