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Mauritius Kestrel

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Falco punctatus Scientific name
Falconiformes Order
Falconidae Family
 20 - 26 cm (Wingspan 40 - 45 cm ) Length
Tropical moist lowlands, forest, dry savanna, shrubland, urban areas & arable land. Below 800 m. Endemic to Mauritius Habitat
2 - 5 Eggs, incubation 28 - 32 days, fledging  38 - 40 days. Clutch
Mainly insects,.birds,mammals, reptiles, Food  
3575 - TSN: 175650 - Sub-species World Number
Vulnerable Status

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AKA:- Czech: poštolka mauricijská, Poštolka skvrnitá
Danish: Mauritiustĺrnfalk
German: Mauritiusfalke, Mauritiusturmfalke
English: Mauritius Kestrel
Spanish: Cernícalo de la Isla Mauricio, Cernícalo de la Mauricio
Estonian: mauritiuse tuuletallaja
Finnish: Mauritiuksentuulihaukka
French: Crécerelle de Maurice, Faucon de Maurice
Italian: Gheppio di Mauritius
Japanese: moarishasuchougenbou, mo-rishasuchougembou, mo-rishasuchougenbou
Japanese: モアリシャスチョウゲンボウ, モーリシャスチョウゲンボウ
Latin: Falco punctatus
Dutch: Mauritiustorenvalk
Norwegian: Mauritiusfalk
Polish: pustulka maskarenska, pustułka maskareńska
Russian: Маврикийская пустельга
Slovak: sokol bodkavý
Swedish: Mauritiusfalk
Chinese: 毛里求斯隼




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