Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Falcons and Caracaras :: Australian Kestrel
Australian Kestrel Falco cenchroides
Described by: Vigors; Horsfield (1827)
Alternate common name(s): Nankeen Kestrel
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeAustralia; New Guinea;
(1) Mountains of wc. New Guinea (Oranje Mountains).
(2) Australia (Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, Lord Howe Is., Norfolk Is. Isolated population on Christmas Is.
Migrates to the Lesser Sundas, Java, Indonesia, Moluccas, Aru Is., s. New Guinea and occasionally New Zealand.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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