I was able to catch this male Kestrel hovering along a patch of grass at RMBS, hunting for insects and small rodents. Kestrels don’t always hover-hunt, but will do so when they have a good source of wind to work with, as is often the case at Riverlands.
3 thoughts on “The Hovering Kestrel”
Absolutely stunning! You’ve been after this shot a long time.
Its so beautiful and sharp, it almost doesn’t even look real! What a amazing photo!
Thank you, Laura… 🙂