Common Kestrel

Common Kestrel

Observation - Common Kestrel - UK and Ireland. Description: This small raptor, about the size of a large wood pigeon, had been around for two years (2008 & 2009) usually from Late August through November and always used this small tree as a perch, but could be seen flying along the cliffs hunting for food. At the

This small raptor, about the size of a large wood pigeon, had been around for two years (2008 & 2009) usually from Late August through November and always used this small tree as a perch, but could be seen flying along the cliffs hunting for food. At the time a 200mm lense was all I had and could not get a closer view.