Category Archives: Falconiformes

Kestrel and Hooded Crow in a Fight


Falconiformes

Place: Bonifacio, Corsica
Dates: 6 June 2017.







[Falco tinnunculus, Family Falconidae, Order Falconiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common kestrel]

The sound of the kestrel (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Marco Dragonetti)

[Corvus cornix, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Hooded crow]

The sound of the hooded crow (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Marco Dragonetti)

Distribution of the kestrel across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).
Distribution of the hooded crow across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).
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More Kestrels


Falconiformes

Place: Taranto, Puglia, Italy
Dates: 11 June 2016.





Place: Riverside Countrypark, Gillingham, Kent
Dates: 4 July 2016.





Place: Shapwick Moor, Somerset Levels
Dates: 11 October 2016.


[Falco tinnunculus, Family Falconidae, Order Falconiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common kestrel]

The sound of the kestrel (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Marco Dragonetti)

Distribution of the kestrel across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Red-necked Falcon


Falconiformes

Place: Chobe National Park, Botswana
Date: 25 August 2012.




[Falco chicquera, Family Falconidae, Order Falconiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Red-necked falcon]

The sound of the red-necked falcon (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Bram Piot)

Hovering Kestrel


Falconiformes

Place: Tintagel, Cornwall
Dates: 29 August 2016.







[Falco tinnunculus, Family Falconidae, Order Falconiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common kestrel]

The sound of the kestrel (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Marco Dragonetti)

Distribution of the kestrel across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Merlin


Falconiformes

Place: National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire
Dates: 25 July 2016.




[Falco columbarius, Family Falconidae, Order Falconiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Merlin (bird)]

The sound of the merlin (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Tayler Brooks)

Distribution of the merlin across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Kestrel in Flight


Falconiformes

Place: Lundy Island
Date: 10 August 2016.




Place: Lundy Island
Date: 13 August 2016.



[Falco tinnunculus, Family Falconidae, Order Falconiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common kestrel]

The sound of the kestrel (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Marco Dragonetti)

Distribution of the kestrel across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).