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Common Kestrel

Observed: 20th February 2013 By: jonnam318jonnam318’s reputation in Birdsjonnam318’s reputation in Birdsjonnam318’s reputation in Birdsjonnam318’s reputation in Birdsjonnam318’s reputation in Birds
Common Kestrel
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No interactions present.

Species with which Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) interacts

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That's a male too...you can

That's a male too...you can see the malar strip so clearly, raptors particularly falcons use those eye strips to deflect direct sunlight and protect their sensitive eyes when flying at high altitudes. That's where American footballers got the idea.

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