From Ken Hart:
Stopped by the Robert J. Stahl Natural Area, in Bedminster, today for only 20 minutes around 5PM, and saw six American Kestrels either hunting over the fields or perched at the tops of small trees. At one point, all 6 were perched (3 in one tree alone), in close proximity to each other, easily visible as I stood near the abandoned silos. At the right times of year (Sept-Oct, perhaps other times as well), it’s not difficult to see many Kestrels at this location. If they’re not seen flying, check the tops of the lone trees or tall shrubs scattered throughout the field. Also present, at one of the two ponds, was a Green Heron– likely the one I’ve seen several times before in the past month.
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