TreeStuff

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Looking for the Kestrel

At Site 1 the farmer had said he thought kestrels and not the usual barn owls might have taken up residence. Sure enough, there was a noise from inside the box and, opening the hatch a tiny amount, I poked the lens in to what was there. This is the winning image!!
 

There were also 3 eggs so quickly fastening the access hatch we left. A quick inspection of Site 2 in a hollow in an old ash tree showed was no-one home. And the box we had put up in the next door tree was also empty.

Here is what I found in the ash hollow last year on the 5th June.....