I expect this is a Kestrel... but you never know! The light was awful so the pictures aren't the best at all.
Many thanks for any insight!
In reply to jamesw332:
jamesw332 said:What's the behaviour you refer to. Sitting in a tree, for example?
I can't speak for rspbailey, James, but---given that you appear to have posted a chronological sequence of photos---perhaps:
- That it perches
- Where it perches
- Its posture while perching
- The foray over the field
- (The tail fan)
- The return to the same perch
Hard to get behaviour from a sequence of stills, but that would be my take on this particular sequence.
Best regards -
In reply to rspbailey:
rspbailey said:the biggest give away of course is the fact that it hunts by 'hovering'
Funny, I hadn't interpreted that particular photo as a hover. But it looks like you're right and it is.
Yes. Calls. Very useful.
Thanks all for the info! A great help!
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