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Lesser Kestrel is one of the smallest raptors nesting in israel. Lesser Kestrel nesteng in old buildings of Jerusalem and in villages.
in the last 40 years,the population dropped from 3000 pairs to unly 400.Destruction of old houses and renovation of roofs cause Lesser Kestrel to lose their nasting places. the Society For Protection of Nature in Israel has been conducting an project to build nest boxes, erecting them on houses to provied the birds places to nest.

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