Oriental Bird Images

Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus   - Hunting
Common Kestrel
Photographer : © Santanu Manna
Location :Barsul, Burdwan District, West Bengal, India
Date : 11 December 2018
English synonyms:Eurasian Kestrel, European Kestrel (tinnunculus), Kestrel, Old World Kestrel, Rock Kestrel, Eurasian Falcon
Bird Family :Falconidae - Falcons, Falconets & Kestrels
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :When I was searching for Sand Lark, a female Common Kestrel suddenly landed in front of me. Then I found a lizard was trying to camouflage itself as much as possible, but it was too late. - SM
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