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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Falco zoniventris Scientific name
Falconiformes Order
Falconidae Family
 27–30 cm (Wingspan 60–68 cm ) Length
Tropical rainforest edges, clearings, secondary forest, and dry woodland. Below 2,000 m, Endemic to Madagascar Habitat
 2-4 Eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Mainly reptiles, birds, insects, possibly small mammals. Food  
Secretive perches in the lower branches & ambushes prey. Habits
3584 - TSN: 175657 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: Poštolka proužkovaná
Danish: Grĺstribet Tĺrnfalk
German: Bindenfalke
English: Banded Kestrel, Barred Kestrel, Madagascar banded falcon, Madagascar Banded Kestrel, Madagascar Kestrel, Madagascar-banded Kestrel
Spanish: Cernícalo Malgache
Estonian: vöötkőht-tuuletallaja
Finnish: Raitatuulihaukka
French: Faucon ŕ ventre rayé
Italian: Gheppio fasciato, Gheppio fasciato del Madagascar
Japanese: yokojimachougembou, yokojimachougenbou
Japanese: ヨコジマチョウゲンボウ, ヨコヂマチョウゲンボウ
Latin: Falco zoniventris
Malagasy: akanga, Hitsik'ala, Hitsikitsik'ala
Dutch: Gebandeerde Torenvalk
Norwegian: Grĺstripefalk
Polish: Pustułka prąkowana, pustulka prazkowana, pustułka prążkowana
Russian: Мадагаскарская полосатая пустельга, Полосатая пустельга
Slovak: sokol madagaskarský
Swedish: Bandad tornfalk
Chinese: 马岛斑隼


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