19 August 2010

Kestrel at Whiteford

In response to Peter's observations, Richard Wilson contacted me to say that he'd seen three birds at Hills Tor on the 8th August, but was surprised at how few he's seen elsewhere recently. Richard captured this excellent image of one of the birds on the 8th:
Check out a higher resolution version of the image at http://www.flickr.com/photos/tybach/4876307993/sizes/l/in/photostream/

The map below shows the distribution of records on the database. Note this is not comprehensive, but gives a good indication of kestrel distribution in our area (black centred dots are for 2010).

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