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2013-11-28 23:02:43

Kestrel AU, the leading provider of portable commercial-grade weather meters for farmers, outdoorsmen, HVAC technicians, emergency crews, and hunters in Australia, has just released a personal weather meter spec sheet on their website. (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Kestrel AU, the leading provider of portable commercial-grade weather meters for farmers, outdoorsmen, HVAC technicians, emergency crews, and hunters in Australia, has just released a personal weather meter spec sheet on their...

2013-11-09 23:03:12

Weather Meter Carrying Cases for Kestrel wind meters are now available at KestrelMeters.com, the leading online retailer of Kestrel weather meters recently announced. Kestrel weather meters are portable, professional condition measuring devices that are often used in extreme environments, and the carrying cases are made specifically to help the meters survive anything. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Weather Meter Carrying Cases for Kestrel wind meters are now available at...

2013-10-19 23:01:58

Kestrel AU, the leading provider of portable commercial-grade weather meters for farmers, hunters, HVAC technicians, emergency crews, and outdoorsmen in Australia, has just released a personal weather meter comparison guide on their website. (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 Kestrel AU, the leading provider of portable commercial-grade weather meters for farmers, hunters, HVAC technicians, emergency crews, and outdoorsmen in Australia, has just released a personal weather meter comparison chart on...

2013-04-07 23:02:52

Kestrel Meters has launched a new Google+ page designed for outdoor enthusiasts, sports professionals and others who rely on accurate atmospheric data for work or for play. (PRWEB) April 07, 2013 Kestrel Meters has launched a new Google+ page designed for outdoor enthusiasts, sports professionals and others who rely on accurate atmospheric data for work or for play. As reported by KestrelMeters.com, the leading provider of Kestrel weather and wind meters, the launch of the new Kestrel...

2013-01-01 05:01:44

A new weather instruments comparison chart from KestrelMeters.com makes it easy to quickly compare the most popular handheld meters available. (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 A new weather instruments comparison chart has been released by KestrelMeters.com, the leading provider of portable weather meters recently announced. The new chart offers a side-by-side comparison of Kestrel brand weather meters, comparing each device by price, features, and technical specifications. Bob Smith,...

Scientists Decode Genomic Sequences Of Two Iconic Falconry Birds
2011-12-17 04:31:34

The complete genomes for birds of prey provide new insight into the evolution of falcon and opportunity for future conservation A group of scientists from United Kingdom (UK), China and United Arab Emirates (UAE) jointly announced the complete sequencing of peregrine and saker falcons genomes at the 2nd International Festival of Falconry held in Al Ain, UAE. The study is a part of Falcon Genome Project, launched and funded by the Environment Agency — Abu Dhabi (EAD) in this January....

2011-11-07 08:00:00

Kestrelmeters.com recently added the Kestrel 4300 Construction Weather Tracker to the site's inventory of handheld weather meters. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 Kestrelmeters.com, retailers of Kestrel brand long range wind meters and handheld weather meters, recently announced the addition of the Kestrel Meter 4300 construction weather tracker to the siteâs inventory. The Kestrel 4300, the first Kestrel handheld device designed specifically for construction...

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2009-10-17 08:40:35

Satellite tracking has allowed a research team to uncover the mysteries of the migration of Eleanora's falcon for the first time. In total, the bird flies more than 9,500 kilometers across the African continent from the Balearic and Columbretes Islands before reaching the island of Madagascar. Some of the previously-obscure secrets now revealed by the scientists show that these falcons migrate by both day and night, and cross supposed ecological barriers such as the Sahara Desert. Until...


Latest Falcons Reference Libraries

Barred Forest Falcon, Micrastur ruficollis
2012-10-22 17:28:40

The Barred Forest Falcon (Micrastur ruficollis) is a bird of prey species in the Falconidae family including falcons, caracaras and their relatives. They occur throughout most of tropical and subtropical Latin America, except the Pacific coast off of South America, Northern and western Mexico and the Antilles. Most of the adult subspecies are usually dark grey, with a white tipped tail that has three to six narrow white bars and a pale grey throat shading up into the dark grey head. The under...

Aplomado Falcon, Falco femoralis
2012-04-02 18:41:50

The Aplomado Falcon, (Falco femoralis), is a species of bird of prey of Central and South America. It is found from Northern Mexico and Trinidad to southern South America, although it has been exterminated in many areas of its range, including almost all of northern and central Mexico. Its widest range is found in South America, except for the deep interior of the Amazon Basin. Its habitat is dry grassland, savannah, and marshland. Until the early 1950s, the Aplomado Falcon was found in...

Bat Falcon, Falco rufigularis
2012-04-02 16:35:00

The Bat Falcon, (Falco rufigularis), is a species of bird of prey found in Mexico, Central and South America and Trinidad. It was formerly known as Falco albigularis. Its habitats are open woodlands and forest clearings. The adult female Bat Falcon measures 12 inches in length while the male is smaller, at 9 inches. The adult has a black back, head and tail. The throat, upper breast and neck sides are creamy white, the lower breast and belly is black, finely barred white, and the thighs...

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2008-05-02 01:21:50

The Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni), is a small falcon. This species breeds from the Mediterranean across southern central Asia to China and Bangladesh. It is a summer migrant, wintering in Africa and Pakistan. It is rare north of its breeding range, and declining in its European range. The scientific name of this bird commemorates the German naturalist Johann Andreas Naumann. It is a small bird of prey, 10.5 to 13 inches in length with a wingspan of about 27 inches. It looks very much...

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2008-05-02 01:19:49

The Australian or Nankeen Kestrel (Falco cenchroides), is a very common and easily-seen raptor and is found in Australia, New Guinea, and nearby islands, and is an irregular visitor to New Zealand. It occupies any type of land that is not too densely vegetated, but in particular temperate grasslands and open woodlands. In the tropical north and the sandy deserts of the west, it has a patchy and seasonal distribution. Like many Australian birds, it has no clear migratory pattern. In the...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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