Common Kestrel

Kestrel chick, Perthshire (K. Brockie)

Annual monitoring data

Please click on the links below to access summary data. These summaries are based on SRMS regions.  Descriptions of some of the main headings reported against are provided here.

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

National & regional trends

Our latest analysis of SRMS data for the period 2009-2018 produced no national trends in breeding number or productivity of Kestrel, however, trends are available for three of the 11 SRMS regions  and for two of the 20 NHZ regions  for which the SRMS holds records for Kestrel.

Please see below for a more detailed account for this species. To find out more about the trends analysis and the various products we have been able to produce please visit the Trends pages.

Kestrel trends 2009-2018

Local Kestrel studies & projects

NamePeriodMain observerOther observersOrganisation
Ayrshire Study1972 - ongoingG RiddleSouth Strathclyde Raptor Study Group