Male Common 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 Common Kestrel
Male Common Kestrel
Also Known As ..
Eurasian Kestrel
Page Last Updated 2/14/2020 6:49:58 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 13.4 to 15.4 ins
Weight 6.7 to 10.6 ozs
Wingspan 25.6 to 31.5 ins
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 NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Common Kestrel (Species=Falco tinnunculus / Standard Name=Eurasian Kestrel)