Kestrel hiding food

At dusk on 6th April 1976, at Ynys-hir, Dyfed, J. Parry and I saw a male Kestrel Falco tinnunculus fly on to a bank below us about 20 m away. The falcon was carrying prey in one foot, which we later found to be a Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe. The Kestrel stood on top of the bank for about five minutes, looking around and bobbing his head nervously. He then hopped alo


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