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Nankeen Kestrel

Falco cenchroides


A small, slim falcon (about 31 to 35 centimetres/12 to 14 inches long), the Nankeen Kestrel is rufous or brown above and white or off-white below, with a black tail tip. Plumage varies considerably in detail.


Across Australia and New Guinea


This bird was spotted clinging to a branch overlooking the ocean near Kiama. It was foraging nearby. Description from Wikipedia

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Steve A
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Steve A

New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Jan 23, 2010
Submitted on Jul 8, 2011

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