Kestrel – forty years ago in my nature notebooks

There’s the familiar shape of a Kestrel in the treetops. I could recognise one in my sleep just from the posture.

Kestrel - forty years ago in my nature notebooks- The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Looking at this photograph sends me scurrying to an old Daler cartridge pad to see my sketch of a Kestrel from 40 years ago when I was 13.

Kestrel - The Hall of Einar - drawing (c) David Bailey (not the)

And there it is.

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