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Nankeen Kestrel , Australian Kestrel
Falco cenchroides

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
Bird Family :"Falcons"
Description :Common local species. Length 35cm. Male is smaller. Australia's smallest falcon. Eats insects and small mammals. Call is a shrill, excited chatter.
Typical Habitat :Widespread except forest.
Distribution :Common Australia wide.
Migration :Resident / breeding. Breeds in less densely built up areas of Townsville. Main breeding season, July to November.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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