Matera lesser kestrels (30 images)

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In the UNESCO site of Matera - Basilicata - Italy - every year an important colony of Lesser kestrel (Falco naumanni) nests in the cavities of walls and under the house roofs in the Sassi. In Italy Matera has one of the most important population of these birds (Italy is the third place in Europe with the largest populations) so this city bears an important responsibility for the conservation of this species which is considered Endangered expecially for the loss of reproduction sites. The...
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