In reply to WendyBartter:
Morning Wendy, lovely pics and videos, I expect a good wash was needed after all those rats, they might be full of jumping things that needed getting rid of, and then we are treated to a lovely preening session. Or maybe Mr K is just on the look out for a female with the breeding season coming nearer?
Lot to learn
I think we can forgive Mr K for missng a days's visit as he has given such a show now. Sure looks like he has had a bath, getting himself all spruced up for that passing lady friend!
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Mr K only here for five minutes & Mick fluffed his flyaway but it was an interesting visit in more ways than one! Lol
His sprucing up is gaining momentum ... maybe he knows something we don't? Just hopes he lures a female back to the quarry!
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At least he hid his eyes from us behind a thin twig after behaving in his usual way but unusual position!!!! He is getting to look quite stunning these days, bound to attract a female this year:-)
He sure is a cracker Wendy, maybe he indeed knows something we do not! That would be wonderful, Mr and Mrs K, crikey between that and the Opsreys at Loch Garten I would get nothing done!!
In reply to gaynorsl:
gaynorsl said:At least he hid his eyes from us behind a thin twig after behaving in his usual way but unusual position!!!!
Lol Gaynor, I suspect that he wasn't in the least bit embarassed!
In reply to Catlady:
Catlady said:Mr and Mrs K, crikey between that and the Opsreys at Loch Garten I would get nothing done!!
I should book your home help now CL! Lol
Will be one lucky lady Kestrel that manages to pair up with Mr K, he's such a good catch - or should that be catcher ! Love the way he's tending to that beautiful plumage, showed so nicely in the clip. Good luck for this year - it's certainly looking very promising.
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
So many visits from my beautiful Mr K that he fills up SD cards very quickly & takes a great deal of time in editing pics/vids that I fall behind in my task ... I have compiled all the still images over this past four days as a record & an easy way to view ...
Here are links to some vids ...
He didn't visit today but not surprised as it was perishing cold & windy!
WendyBartter said:So many visits from my beautiful Mr K that he fills up SD cards very quickly & takes a great deal of time in editing pics/vids that I fall behind in my task ...
A lot of work, I'm sure, but he is lovely! especially the ones of him in the entrance to his little cave.
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