Falco araea

Falco araea (Oberholser, 1917)

Common Names

Crécerelle des Seychelles (French), Seychelles Kestrel (English)

Languages: English

Overview

Description

Endemic, very small, rufous-and-buff falcon.

Conservation

Conservation Status

Vulnerable

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution

Seychelles (Islands in the W Indian Ocean)

Habitat

Dense forest and more open areas

Movements and dispersal

Resident

References

BirdLife_International (2011).  IUCN Red List for birds. http://www.birdlife.org.
Lack, P. (2010).  The African Bird Club checklist of African birds: Non-Passerines.