Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Common Kestrel Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Falco tinnunculus
Family : Falconidae
Order : Falconiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages
Description : Common Kestrel is a slender,rufous falcon with pointed wings.The adult male looks rufous from above and buffish from below.Besides it got slaty-blue bill,brown irises and yellow legs and feet.On the contrary,the female has spots on its rufous back and a paler belly.The juvenile looks like the female.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Jordi Calvet(www.xeno-canto.org/Jordi Calvet), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.