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alexander's kestrel

Falco tinnunculus alexandri


The most common species of kestrels on the island, this subspecies is endemic to the southern islands of the arcipelago. Usually they are very shy but this specimen let me approach him until I was right under him, before flying away. They fly at very hight speed and can hover.


Desert region with little human presence(secondary dust road)

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sure I'll post many other :)

The MnMs
The MnMs 4 years ago

Nice! you have convinced me! will you post more spottings? if so, looking forward to it! :-)

It's splendid! full of birds, landscapes with no trace of man and silence :D

The MnMs
The MnMs 4 years ago

Hey..was it very nice in Cape Verde? this is always one holiday destination I am considering :-)

thankyou Marta :)

The MnMs
The MnMs 4 years ago


Cape Verde

Lat: 16.15, Long: -22.82

Spotted on Jul 8, 2014
Submitted on Aug 8, 2014

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