Tag: kestrel

  • Kestrelness


    OR.. Female Kestrel. Falconerin… You get the idea. Because the most falcon pics in my Blog are of tercels. In German its just “Weib”.

  • Hunting Kestrel

    Hunting Kestrel

    A male common kestrel. Looking around for food. Its an cold day and the earth is covered in snow. This male is ¬†looking around for mice to hunt. Apparently he found something interesting. Starting in to the Air! A few beats of his wings later hes up in the air, hovering above a promising area […]

  • Preyview


    03.10.2013 | Tempelhof | Berlin If you ever wondered how it feels being in the perspective of the “prey” of a common kestrel. This female hovers over the typical peeing place of mice, waiting for them to come. Kestrels can see light in the UV-spectrum. And mice-pee is glowing awesome in UV

  • Morning Kestrel

    Morning Kestrel

    03.10.2013 | Tempelhof | Berlin | Germany A female common kestrel in the early morning sun. They find plenty of food on the abadoned airport Berlin-Tempelhof.

  • Fence Couching

    Fence Couching

    21.09.2013 | Tempelhofer-Airport | Berlin I was cycling today. Visiting the abandoned Airport “Tempelhofer Freiheit” is always relaxing. I was kind of suprised to come across 4 Common Kestrels (Falco tinnunculus). I spend quite some time watching them.