Can’t Get Enough Kestrel?

Falco sparveriusA week after spotting an American Kestrel male perching in Green-Wood I found another not so very far away. Or is this the very same bird? Mayhaps: they don’t have huge territories Falco sparveriusCheck out the bird’s under and over grip on the tippy-top of the tree. And those false eye-spots on the back of the head! I don’t suppose you could ask for a better illustration of what optical enhancement — binoculars or telephoto, as the case here — can do for your bird-watching enjoyment.

2 Responses to “Can’t Get Enough Kestrel?”


  1. 1 judysbirds November 20, 2014 at 10:15 am

    Great photos of this beautiful little raptor.

  2. 2 mthew November 20, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    Thanks, Judy! Everything worked perfectly for these shots that day.


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