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Lesser Kestrel - Matera - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The Lesser Kestrels of Matera #9

There are Lesser Kestrels before breakfast, Lesser Kestrels on the way to breakfast, a break from Lesser Kestrels for breakfast and then Lesser Kestrels after breakfast. In Matera, there are Lesser Kestrels everywhere.

Lesser Kestrel - Matera - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The Lesser Kestrels of Matera #8

It’s five o’clock in the morning and she’s calling immediately outside our window. I think she wants her mate. The tone is …

Lesser Kestrel - Matera - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The Lesser Kestrels of Matera #7

We’re having close encounters of the wildlife kind: There are Lesser Kestrels all over Matera. I’m sure the locals must become immune …

Lesser Kestrel - Matera - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The meaning of Sickle

The word falco, from falcon, means sickle. We’re watching Lesser Kestrels hunting in the fields outside Matera. It’s a breathtaking spot: Across …

Lesser Kestrel - Matera - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Grillaio in Matera

The Lesser Kestrel is such a disappointing English name for such a fantastic bird. The Italians call them Grillaio, after their main …

The Lesser Kestrels of Matera - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The Lesser Kestrels of Matera #4

Photography still includes the principal fields of taking and developing images; it’s just that now they are digital and the development is …