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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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A total of 13 free-living common kestrels that were admitted to the Clinics for Birds.
The authority's Eastern Region Branch was able to provide various treatments to the injured bird, a common kestrel, EPAA said in a press release.
The northern species of common kestrel are migrant birds that spend winter in areas extending from the Arabian Peninsula to Southeast Asia.
This study presents reference values for ophthalmic examinations in common kestrels.
In goshawks, common buzzards, and common kestrels, mean IOP was significantly lower in juvenile birds than it was in adult birds.