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Common Kestrel ( male )

Falco tinnunculus

Description:

It is resident in mountains of Pakistan , Himalayas and western ghats , a widespread winter visitor

Habitat:

Grassland , semi-desert in hills and plains

Notes:

One day during my morning visit to this place , spotted this Kestrel roosting at the side of the road . Hiding behind my car I took this shot . The second image is taken next year i.e Jan 2013 at the same spot .

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2 Comments

Stanislav Greš
Stanislav Greš 7 years ago

second photo , excellent :)

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 7 years ago

Now that is a gorgeous bird. Great spotting, Sonal.

SonalPatil
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SonalPatil

Uttar Pradesh, India

Spotted on Mar 28, 2012
Submitted on Feb 28, 2014

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