Info: Live video streaming the nest of a common kestrel in Hungary. The common kestrel nests in trees, on buildings, ledges and abandoned nests of other birds and will readily use nestboxes. They do not make their own nests.
A clutch of eggs usually numbers 3 to 7. The female kestrel is the sole incubator of the eggs which hatch in 26 to 34 days. Both the male and female look after the chicks which usually fledge a month after hatching. The chicks remain dependant on their parents for food for around a month after fledging until they have learnt to hunt for their own food.