Other Kestrels

The city’s rooftops are alive with drama. Here’s a pair of American Kestrels above Manhattan’s Chinatown. The male has some prey. The Mourning Dove is, what, kibitzing? This photo was taken by a Friend of the Falcons who has been on the lookout for a nest site for this pair.

I recently passed another kestrel nest site in Brooklyn, one used last year, and definitely heard some of these little raptors, but saw no evidence of them. Other friends in that neighborhood have seen them in the area…

2 Responses to “Other Kestrels”


  1. 1 Sherry Felix June 17, 2018 at 8:16 am

    Wow! That’s an interesting catch in one glass.


  1. 1 More Baby Kestrels | Backyard and Beyond Trackback on June 24, 2018 at 8:01 am

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