This morning I got to witness how the Kestrel also got its name "The Windhover"
I paid a visit to Orgreave Lakes which is now a lovely area to walk around but was the site of the infamous battle between the miners and the police during the miners strike.
It's a beautiful day here, lovely and warm but with a strong wind, while I was sat on a bench getting buffeted I noticed this beauty hunting...a long way off.
It then landed on a post and struggled just as much as I did.
but when it took off you could see how it got its name The Windhover by effortlessly Flying and gliding in the wind.
even more impressive I think from what I could see when it went to ground it was catching Dragonflies..
A cracking experience watching it.
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