Scientific Name: Falco naumanni Common Name: Lesser Kestrel
Identifying Features: grey head, brown wings, yellow legs, barred underparts
- It eats insects, but also small birds, reptiles and rodents, which are often taken on the ground.
- The lesser kestrel is, as the name implies, a smaller and more delicate bird than the common kestrel, and it is entirely sympatric in its breeding range with it; they compete to a limited extent.
This image was clicked by Alessandro Chiezzi – via Flickr.
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