Weasel killing Kestrel.--I was interested in Mrs. Sybil Selwyn's observation of a Kestrel Falco tinnunculus which caught a Weasel Mustek nivalis and carried it up into the air, but then let it go {Brit. Birds, 59: 39). On Z7th December 1930 I was watching a Kestrel hovering over Dartmoor, Devon. Suddenly it dropped to the ground about a hundred yards from me in a slight depression where I could not...

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