Greater (White-eyed) Kestrel
Falco rupicoloides
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These photos of greater kestrels show the plain pale rufous head which lacks a malar stripe. The barring on the back, the neck streaking and white eye are clearly visible. The left lower bird was seen at Lemuta (3-09); the right upper, in the Ngorongoro CA 3-18). The right lower bird was seen in the Gol Kopjes (1-07) and the bird in flight, in Katavi (7-15), both courtesy of Paul Oliver; click the right lower photo to see 14 enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-20 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Karine Van der Vurst, Paul Oliver, Rick Carlson, Siegfried Woldhek
Hanna Nyman, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 5-04-19