TITLE

Kestrel

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Kestrel, an Old World falcon. It is also called windhover because of its habit of hovering against the wind while scanning the earth for prey. The mature bird is about 13 inches (33 cm) long. The kestrel feeds chiefly on insects and mice, but kills small birds also.
ACCESSION #
37309628

 

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