Lesser Kestrel
Falco naumanni

– medium-sized falcon, size of a small pigeon
– diurnal migrant
– migrates singly or in small to medium flocks, sometimes mixed with other small raptors


Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, 1CY F
BIF2617, 21/07/2012, Valencia, Spain, Mathias Putze

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, 1CY F
BIF2618, 15/07/2012, Valencia, Spain, Mathias Putze

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, 1CY F
BIF2619, 15/07/2012, Valencia, Spain, Mathias Putze

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, 1CY M
BIF2620, 21/07/2012, Valencia, Spain, Mathias Putze

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, 1CY M
BIF2621, 15/07/2012, Valencia, Spain, Mathias Putze

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, 1CY M
BIF2623, 22/08/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, 2CY M
BIF2624, 04/06/2010, Shirvan National Park, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, 2CY M
BIF2625, 15/07/2012, Valencia, Spain, Mathias Putze

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, 2CY M
BIF2626, 15/07/2012, Valencia, Spain, Mathias Putze

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, AD F
BIF2627, 15/07/2012, Valencia, Spain, Mathias Putze

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, AD F
BIF2628, 21/07/2012, Valencia, Spain, Mathias Putze

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, AD F
BIF2622, 28/05/2010, Shirvan National Park, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, AD F
BIF2629, 15/07/2012, Valencia, Spain, Mathias Putze

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, AD M
BIF2630, 15/09/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, AD M
BIF2631, 04/04/2012, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, AD M
BIF2632, 15/07/2012, Valencia, Spain, Mathias Putze

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, AD M
BIF2633, 15/07/2012, Valencia, Spain, Mathias Putze

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, AD M
BIF2634, 15/07/2012, Valencia, Spain, Mathias Putze

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni, AD M
BIF2635, 15/07/2012, Valencia, Spain, Mathias Putze

voice: usually nonvocal during migration

comparison species:
Common Kestrel
Red-footed Falcon
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Levant Sparrowhawk
Japanese Sparrowhawk

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