Dickinson's Kestrel
Falco dickinsoni
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Note the square head which is lighter grey than the body, features that distinguish Dickenson's kestrel from the grey kestrel. It forages from high, open dead trees as in some of these photos.The upper left photo was taken in Selous (6-02); upper right, Mikumi (2-13), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The adult in flight was photographed in Mikumi NP (1-10), courtesy of Jan van den Hombergh. The right 2nd row photo is of a Dickinson's and a grey kestrel, also in Mikumi, courtesy of Adam Kennedy. The right 3rd row photo of a juvenile (note blue-green skin around the eye) was taken in Selous (2-14), courtesy of Cameron Raffan. The bottom photo was taken on Pemba island (5-15),, courtesy of Per Holmen. The other five photos of juveniles were taken in Selous (2-08 & 2-09), courtesy of Paul Oliver.
 
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers
Adam Kennedy, Jan van den Hombergh, Paul Oliver

Karine Van der Vurst, Cameron Raffan, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 7-26-16