Male Eurasian Kestrel

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Colouring Rufous back with black spots, blue-grey head
Voice Nasal, whining
Feeds on Voles, beetles, lizards, worms & birds
Flight Direct with deep wingbeats
Nesting Cliff
Social Family Groups
Male Eurasian Kestrel
Male Eurasian Kestrel
Also Known As ..
Common Kestrel
Page Last Updated 4/15/2018 7:33:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Declining
Order Falconiformes
Family Falconidae
Species Falco tinnunculus
Category Birds of Prey
StdName Eurasian Kestrel
Vital Statistics
Length 34 to 39 cms
Weight 190 to 300 gms
Wingspan 65 to 80 cms
Lifespan 1 to 15 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Hooked
Tail Length Long
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USRUnited States


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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Eurasian Kestrel (Species=Falco tinnunculus / Standard Name=Eurasian Kestrel)