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Lesser Kestrel

Falco naumanni

Description:

The Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni) is a small falcon. This species breeds from the Mediterranean across southern central Asia to China and Mongolia. It is a summer migrant, wintering in Africa and Pakistan and sometimes even to India and Iraq. It is rare north of its breeding range, and declining in its European range. The scientific name of this bird commemorates the German naturalist Johann Andreas Naumann.

Notes:

Photographed in the Bird Park of Walsrode, Germany.


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Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 5 years ago

Very Cool!

Bomlitz, Niedersachsen (Landmasse), Germany

Lat: 52.88, Long: 9.60

Spotted on Jul 9, 2013
Submitted on Jul 10, 2013

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