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Synonyms for kestrel

small North American falcon

small Old World falcon that hovers in the air against a wind

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In northern goshawks (Accipiter gentilis), common buzzards, and common kestrels (Falco tinnunculus), significant differences in IOP between juvenile and adult birds were found (P [less than or equal to] .
96 mm Hg in Eurasian eagle owls (Bubo bubo), which are concordant with our results in common kestrels and the owl species.
At least two instances involving Common Kestrels (Falco tinnunculus) entangled in S.
Re-mating rates in Common Kestrels (Falco tinnunculus) were related to previous nesting success (Village 1990).
In contrast to Common Kestrels and Merlins, in which males have significantly greater site fidelity than females (Village 1990, Warkentin et al.