Article DescriptionThe kestrel preys on small ground animals. It is very popular with farmers as ca. 85% of its prey are field- and other mice. The kestrel is a very territorial bird.
Installation: on individual trees, quiet forest edges, barns, power pylons, silos etc. In urban areas the following are recommended: large structures such as high walls, chimneys, industrial buildings, churches etc.
Installation height: 6 to 8 metres.
Direction of opening: southeast or wind-protected direction.
- Overall dimensions: width 33 cm, depth 45 cm, height 36 cm
- Breeding room: width 30 cm, depth 30 cm, height 34 cm
- Entrance: 17 x 24 cm, supply also includes perch