attention Martin

To: Graham Stephinson <>
Subject: attention Martin
From: Martin Butterfield <>
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2014 05:00:29 +1100

Many thanks for that observation.  I have never seen that many Kestrels in a group and will include it in my report for the month.  When up in our top paddock recently there were an enormous number of small grasshoppers around so possibly something similar is going on there.


On 8 January 2014 22:27, Graham Stephinson <> wrote:
Late afternoon yesterday between Foxlow stockyards & Foxlow homestead I noted a flock of (perhaps?) 10
Have never noted such a large number together in 50 years driving that road!!  (Good heavens 50 years, I deserve a medal).
Often 3 or 4 perched on poles (or flying) between Foxlow H/stead & Briars/Sharrow road turn-off to Bungendore.
Good breeding season or birds from far & wide on feeding frenzy?  Didn't note any insects about; didn't stop as keen to get
home to check Helen.
Have you noted more kestrels about of late?


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