NT8136 : A kestrel on the ground

taken 7 years ago, near to Pressen, Northumberland, Great Britain

A kestrel on the ground
A kestrel on the ground
I watched this kestrel swoop down on a prey item in a roadside grass verge Near Wark Common Farm. The victim was likely a vole or other small rodent and the bird was tucking in as can be evidenced by its bloody beak.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 8158 3670 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:37.4116N 2:17.6436W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 8158 3669
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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