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Lesser Kestrel Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Falco naumanni
Family : Falconidae
Order : Falconiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages
Description : Lesser Kestrel is a small rufous falcon where its male looks unmarked rufous from above and plain orange-buff from below with some spots.It also has blue-grey tail.On the contrary female has pale rufous upperparts with black crossbars and undersides shows black spotted.Both sexes have red-brown iris,horn-blue bill and bright chrome yellow legs and feet.The juvenile has comparatively faint features.
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;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Ian White(www.inaturalist.org/people/Ian White),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;more information, please contact us.