12/05/19. Aulus-les-Bains. Kestrel feeding.

Mid-afternoon on a very warm and lovely day I sat in the grass behind the church, and I watched and listened as two kestrels made several feeding visits to the belfry.

The parents made visits every 20-30 minutes or so, and each time would deliver their food to a different slatted window.  There were at least 2 fledglings inside.

All around were the sounds of crickets in the meadow, and birds in the woodland.   A nearby field had a small flock of sheep, some wearing small bells.  In the distance, the river Garbet is ever-present.

The wind picked up occasionally and when it did iron weather vane on top of the church would creak and adjust its orientation.

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