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Dickinson's Kestrel

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wpe9AA.jpg (21409 bytes) Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Falco dickinsoni Scientific name
Falconiformes Order
Falconidae Family
28 - 30 cm (Wingspan 65 - 70 cm) Length
Tropical dry forest, savanna, grassland, plantations. Range follow link Habitat
4 Eggs, incubation 27 - 33 days, fledging 33 - 35 days. Clutch
Mainly birds,mammals, reptiles, insects,. Food  
3583 - TSN: 175638 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Dickinsonse Grysvalk
Czech: Poštolka Dickinsonova
Danish: Palmefalk
German: Schwarzrückenfalke
English: Dickinson's Kestrel, White-rumped Kestrel
Spanish: Cernícalo de Dorso Negro, Cernícalo Dorsinegro
Estonian: kahkpea-tuuletallaja
Finnish: Erakkotuulihaukka
French: Crécerelle de Dickinson, Faucon de Dickinson
Italian: Gheppio di Dickinson, Gheppio di Dickison
Japanese: haigashirachougembou, haigashirachougenbou
Japanese: ハイガシラチョウゲンボウ
Kwangali: Tuyu
Latin: Dissodectes dickinsoni, Falco dickinsoni
Dutch: Dickinsons Torenvalk, Dickinson-torenvalk
Norwegian: Hvitgumpfalk
Polish: pustulka bialorzytna, pustułka białorzytna
Portuguese: Falcão de Dickinson
Russian: пустельга Дикинсона, Черноспинная пустельга, Черноспинный чеглок
Slovak: sokol tmavochrbtý
Swedish: Dickinsons tornfalk
Swahili: Kozi Kiuno-cheupe
Chinese: 灰头隼

Range:- Angola, Botswana, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Pemba Island, ( South Africa:- Limpopo Province, Mpumalanga, ) Tanzania, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe.

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