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Australian Kestrel

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Falco cenchroides Scientific name
Falconiformes Order
Falconidae Family
31 - 36 cm (Wingspan ) Length
Forest, shrubland, savanna, grassland, coastine, rocky areas, urban & agricultural areas. Up to 3,800 m. Range follow link Habitat
(3 - 4)7 Eggs, incubation 26 - 28 days, fledging 31 - 35 days. Clutch
Mainly birds,mammals, reptiles, insects,. Food  
3578 - TSN: 175632 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: Poštolka australská
Danish: Australsk Tĺrnfalk
German: Graubartfalke
English: Australian Kestrel, Nankeen Kestrel
Spanish: Cernícalo Australiano
Estonian: austraalia tuuletallaja
Finnish: Australiantuulihaukka
French: Crécerelle australienne, Crécerelle d'Australie
Indonesian: Alap-alap Irian, Alapalap Layang, Alap-alap layang
Italian: Gheppio australiano
Japanese: oasutorariachougenbou, o-sutorariachougembou, o-sutorariachougenbou
Japanese: オアストラリアチョウゲンボウ, オーストラリアチョウゲンボウ
Latin: Falco cenchroides
Dutch: Australische Torenvalk
Norwegian: Australfalk
Polish: pustulka australijska, pustułka australijska
Russian: Австралийская Пустельга, Седобородая пустельга
Slovak: sokol bledohlavý, Sokol bledoplavý
Swedish: Australisk tornfalk
Chinese: 澳洲隼

Range:- Austrailia:- Ashmore Reef and Cartier Island, Australian Northern Territory, Christmas Island,Cocos Island, Kangaroo Island, Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Norfolk Island, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Austrailia.

East Timor

Indonesia:- Aru Islands, Bali, Florčs, Greater Sundas, Irian Jaya, Java, Lesser Sunda, Lombok, Mollucas, New Guinea, Nusa Tenggara Timur Province, Semau, Seram, Sumba, Sumbawa, West Timor.

Island of New Guinea, Island of Timor,

Melanesia:- New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea

New Zealand


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