Birds of India #52 – The Common Kestrel

Though we have observed and photographed many birds in the wilderness over the years, the Common Kestrel still remains our favorite model. And Hesserghatta remains our favorite studio to photograph this beautiful bird of prey.Here are some images of a couple of Common...

Common Kestrel Male in its prime

Last time we went to Hesserghatta near Bangalore, we got our very first images of the Common Kestrel (Female). You can view that post here. This time around we were fortunate to photograph many bird species, thanks to getting there on time. And one of the prized...
On a first date with a Common Kestrel

On a first date with a Common Kestrel

The common Kestrel is a beauty that I have wanted to photograph for a long time now. A winter visitor in and around Bangalore, India the Kestrel can be easily spotted in open country, hovering at a height and snooping down on small prey. I have had many frustrating...