Hunting Kestrel Up Close
By angelamontana

Posted: July 28, 2023

Have you ever seen a hunting kestrel up close?

Kestrels hunt mostly by watching from a high perch, then swooping down to capture prey. Sometimes, especially when no good perch is available, they hover over fields to watch for prey. They may pursue and catch insects, birds or bats in flight. Individual kestrels often specialize in one particular kind of prey. (via


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