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Monday, 10 June 2013

Bit of a mouthful

Kestrel chick, West Kerry, 7th June 2013 (John Lusby).

A Kestrel chick ringed at a nest box site on the DIngle Peninsula... any guesses what the victim might be? Young Song Thrush perhaps? Maybe a juvenile Starling. (For more on recent Kestrel ringing in Kerry see the Duhallow Raptor Conservation Project blog at