Nankeen Kestrel
Nankeen Kestrel
On the Wing
Nankeen Kestrel (Falco (Tinnunculus) cenchroides)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Birds of Prey (Falconiformes)
Family: Falcon (Falconidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Nankeen Kestrel (Falco (Tinnunculus) cenchroides)
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Synonym: Falco cenchroides ssp cenchroides

Thank you Andrew Allen for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), Coastal Areas and elsewhere
Glad I'm not a mouse. Grey predator; but beautiful like a spitfire.

Copyright © 2011-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 26-Oct-2011
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)