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Rock Kestrel

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Falco rupicolus Scientific name
Falconiformes Order
Falconidae Family
30 - 33 cm [ wingspan 70 -80 cm ] Length
Range follow link Range:- Endemic to Habitat
Altitude
Range
3 (4) 6 creamy white, blotched red-brown, incubatio 30 days, fledging 34days. Clutch
Small mammals, insects, birds & reptiles. Food  
Found singly or in pairs. Habits
3573  - TSN: 175620 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Kransvalk
German: Turmfalke
English: Eurasian Kestrel (Rock), Rhode's Kestrel, Rock Kestrel, South African Kestrel
Spanish: Cernícalo Africano
French: Faucon crécerelle, Faucon sud-africain
Kwangali: Kakodi
Latin: Cerchneis tinnunculus rhodesi, Falco rupicolus, Falco tinnuculus rupicolus, Falco tinnunculus ngamiensis, Falco tinnunculus rhodesi, Falco tinnunculus rupicolus
Dutch: Torenvalk
Polish: pustułka skalna
Portuguese: Peneireiro-vulgar
Slovak: sokol savanový
Shona: Rukodzi
Sotho, Southern: Seotsanyana
Swedish: Klippfalk
Tswana: Phakalane
Tsonga: Kavakavana
Xhosa: Intambanane
Zulu: uMathebeni

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