Two pairs of Kestrels nesting on one electricity pylon On 15 th April 1971, in an area of reinstated opencast land at Staveley, Derbyshire, loud trilling calls drew my attention to four Kestrels Falco tinnunculus on an electricity pylon. There were two old nests of Carrion Crows Corvus corone at either end of the middle arm of the pylon, about 15 metres apart and some 27 metres above the ground. O...

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