NANKEEN KESTREL FACTS
The Nankeen Kestrel is a small hawk. The upper parts are mostly rufous, with some dark streaking. The wings are tipped with black. The underside are pale buff, streaked with black
lightly timbered country, road sides and grasslands. It is often seen hovering in country areas looking for prey below.
small mammals, reptiles, small birds, insects
nests on ledge or tree hollow, or an old nest of sticks made by another kind of bird. Lays 3-4 eggs.
most areas of Australia
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Nankeen Kestrel|
Relatives in same Genus
Brown Falcon (F. berigora)
Australian Hobby (F. longipennis)
Peregrine Falcon (F. peregrinus)
Black Falcon (F. subniger)