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Common Kestrel (female)

Falco tinnunculus

Description:

A bird of prey "with an ability to see a different colour spectrum that highlights the urine of its prey on the ground below." Builds nests in old buildings and cliffs. Is a winter visitor to the Deccan peninsula.

Notes:

Visited our campus early in the morning and perched in the window sill of the top floor overlooking the football and cricket fields.


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YasminLodi
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YasminLodi

India

Lat: 17.25, Long: 78.48

Spotted on Mar 19, 2013
Submitted on Mar 19, 2013

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