Date: 3/13/18 11:39 am
From: <kentpr675...>
Subject: [RV Birds] Re: Kestrel made my day
How cool!!!!

On Monday, March 12, 2018 at 7:34:26 PM UTC-7, Karl Schneck wrote:
> I was in the kitchen this afternoon looking out the backyard window at the
> Screecher box in an oak and noticed a head peeking out. Figured it was a
> flicker because I've seen them in it before... but it didn't look right. By
> the time I got the bins it had flown, but I thought I saw the head pattern
> of a kestrel and I saw one flying close to the box when I had my bins. When
> it came back I had my camera ready. A flicker did fly in right after the
> kestrel left, but the kestrel came back and ran off the flicker. And I was
> just thinking yesterday that I needed a kestrel box for my yard because
> they are pretty much a daily yard bird for me. Fortunately, I have 2 other
> boxes for the screechers in case they decide to nest and not just roost in
> them... but I'm more than OK with a kestrel nest in my yard. I'm stoked!!!
> Photo at

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