General Discussion : Thrilled to have a Kestrel family in our backyard again for the 4th year

This is the 4th year that we've had the privelege of a Kestrel family using a nestbox in our suburban backyard, in Benicia, CA (the box was originally meant to attract an owl). We used a 30-m endoscope camera to look in the box today, and were thrilled to discover the female steadfastly with her clutch. The images were a bit blurry, but there looked to be at least 5 chicks. This is the earliest they've ever had chicks, and we had at least one other Kestrel pair competing for the box.


Delorahilleary's picture

Congrats on the clutch of kestrels! That's awesome you have a recurring nest.

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Posted in General Discussion by hollyjessop15 11 months 1 week ago.