Lesser Kestrel

Falco naumanni - Faucon crécerellette

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Falconiformes

  • Family
    :

    Falconidés

  • Genus
    :

    Falco

  • Species
    :

    naumanni

Descriptor

Fleischer, JG, 1818

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 32 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 58 à 73 cm.
  • Weight
    : 138 à 210 g
Longevity

6 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni) is a species of bird in the Falconidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Faucon crécerellette,
  • Cernícalo Primilla,
  • Peneireiro-das-torres,
  • Rötelfalke,
  • Fehérkarmú vércse,
  • Kleine Torenvalk,
  • Grillaio,
  • Rödfalk,
  • Rødfalk,
  • sokol bielopazúravý,
  • poštolka jižní,
  • Lille Tårnfalk,
  • pikkutuulihaukka,
  • Kleinrooivalk,
  • xoriguer petit,
  • Kliðfálki,
  • pustułeczka,
  • mazais piekūns,
  • južna postovka,
  • Степная пустельга,
  • ヒメチョウゲンボウ,
  • 黄爪隼,
  • 黃爪隼,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Desert : Hot ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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