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Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus   - Immature male
Common Kestrel
Photographer : © Nikhil Devasar
Location :Shey Marshes, Indus Valley, Ladakh, India
Date : early June 2005
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 :Very overcast conditions. Normally, it does not rain in [Ladakh in the summer] but this month it's been raining every day. Also the summer is slightly delayed. Still snowing around Leh. - ND