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Greater Kestrel

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IMG_2009b.jpg Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Falco rupicoloides Scientific name
Falconiformes Order
Falconidae Family
29–37 cm ( wingspan 68–84 cm.) Length
Range follow link Habitat
2 - 5 Eggs, incubation 32 - 34 days, fledging 30 - 34 days. Clutch
Mainly birds,mammals, reptiles, insects,. Food  
3580 - TSN: 175652 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Grootrooivalk
Czech: Poštolka belooká, poštolka bělooká
Danish: Afrikansk Tårnfalk
German: Steppenfalke
English: Greater Kestrel, Larger Kestrel, White-eyed Kestrel
Spanish: Cernícalo de Ojos Blancos, Cernícalo Ojiblanco, ernícalo Ojiblanco
Estonian: valgesilm-tuuletallaja
Finnish: Savannituulihaukka
French: Crécerelle aux yeux blancs, Faucon aux yeux blancs
Italian: Gheppio maggiore, Gheppio maggiore africano
Japanese: mejirochougembou, mejirochougenbou
Japanese: メジロチョウゲンボウ, メヂロチョウゲンボウ
Kwangali: Kakodi
Latin: Falco rupicoloides
Dutch: Grote Torenvalk
Norwegian: Slettefalk
Polish: pustulka stepowa, pustułka stepowa
Portuguese: Peneireiro de olho branco, Peneireiro-de-olho-branco, Peneireiro-grande
Russian: Большая пустельга
Slovak: sokol bielooký
Sotho, Southern: Seotsanyana
Swedish: Afrikansk Tornfalk, Större tornfalk
Swahili: Kozi Macho-meupe
Tswana: Phakalane
Chinese: 黄眼隼

Range:- Angola, Botswana, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, ( South Africa:- Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng,Kwazulu-Natal, Limpopo Province, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Northwest Province, Western Cape. ) Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

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Falco rupicoloides
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