PICTURE: Cute little kestrel chicks are laid at Conisbrough Castle

Feathered friends have taken up a pretty impressive residence in South Yorkshire recently.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 28 June, 2017, 14:15

As this picture shows four kestrel chicks have been hatched within the walls of the historic Conisbrough Castle.

Site manager at the English Heritage venue, Gavin Smithies said: “Every year we have a kestrel that comes back and lays its eggs.

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“She has about four or five chicks and usually about four survive, fledging about now.

“Visitors love watching them and seeing them grow up.”