Common Kestrel

Common Kestrel

Scientific name: Falco tinnunculus Height: 320mm to 390mm Geographical distribution: It is widespread in Europe, Asia, and Africa, as well as occasionally reaching the east coast of North America Habitat: The common kestrel readily adapts to human settlement, as long as sufficient swathes of vegetation are available, and … Continue reading

Burrowing Owl

Scientific name: Athene cunicularia Height: 200mm to 260mm Geographical distribution: northern, central and southern America Habitat: open grassland Diet: small birds; insects, especially large beetles and crickets; small rodents, for example, kangaroo rats and voles Status: locally threatened Here are the … Continue reading