Saturday, May 25, 2013

Seen! Kestrel on the tower of the castle ....


A few days ago around the  Montalbano Mountain (for ornithological surveys) I began to scrutinize steeples, towers and roofs of old farmhouses, and ruins in search of blue rock thrush but I haven't found it; attracted by the white droppings on the walls of a castle's tower, I found a nest of kestrels; it was up there almost hidden by the color of the mimetic plumage, stood out in contrast to the stones, without binoculars I wouldn't have been able to see it .... painted later by some photos I tried to visualize the scene in different angle of view.


6 comments:

  1. What a beauty! Thank you for sharing, Sandro, didn't know you had kestrels in your part of the world too.

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  2. Oh thank you Kate! yes we have the Eu Kestrel very similar to the american...ciao

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  3. What a great spot for a kestrel to nest.

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