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Posted 18th August 2010, 08:21 AM
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Three of our Kestrel hatchlings are about ready to get their freedom. all three have grown up to be mighty handsome male Kestrels (unusual that 3 from the same brood are males) they're also known as Sparrow Hawks but they really aren't Hawks at all they are really the smallest member of the Falcon family, they don't really eat Sparrows too much either, they are mostly bug and small reprile eaters.

NAB :-)

Handsome little threesome

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Posted 18th August 2010, 01:23 PM
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Wow, Nab!! I most heartily agree! They are just beautiful!!

Sending them all our best for a long and safe life after their release!!

Thanks so much for posting their picture!!

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Sooo cute!
Last year I had a Kestrel land on my Fantail cage Glad to know they eat bugs and reptiles - So he was just checkin them out?!
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Posted 18th August 2010, 03:32 PM
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Those are fantastic looking birds
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Posted 18th August 2010, 06:23 PM
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kestrals are awesome little birds and always welcome around here great save and so glad they are getting back to their natural enviroment where they can live a good life and be the birds they were born to be
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What a handsome trio! Thanks for including the information about them!
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Beautiful markings!
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Great pic!


Wow,they are so cute! I am a BIG kestrel fan.
 

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