Kestrels… for now

The resident Red-tails are certainly still in the area, but I’ve had no luck locating their nest, if they even have one this year.

For now, a pair of Kestrels are nesting in downtown.  They’re small and hard to spot, but just as interesting.

Daddy kestrel doing the ‘walk’.
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Both of them on the antenna tower

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Papa Kestrel shooing Mama Red-tail away

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They get chased around too, by Crows.

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In flight…
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The resident RT’s frequent the south side of town, leaving the north side open….. for the inquisitor!  welcome back.

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Not so much welcomed by this fella. 🙂

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