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(Above) A male Common Kestrel leaves a nest on the Landgrafenschloss Castle in Marsburg, central Germany.
It is also known as the European Kestrel, Eurasian Kestrel and the Old World Kestrel. It is widespread in Europe, Asia and Africa.
Pictured at left, is a European Kestrel (on the left) and the much smaller American Kestrel (on the right).
Picture is courtesy of Will Lake.
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