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Mauritius Kestrels Have To Speed Up Their Life Histories
2014-02-20 13:23:02

The widespread loss of forest to sugarcane fields on the island of Mauritius has forced kestrels living there to survive by speeding up their life histories

2014-01-04 23:21:41

Kestrel 2000 Wind Meters for Skiers and Snowboarders are now on sale at KestrelMeters.com, the leading online store for Kestrel weather meters recently announced. Birmingham,

2013-12-19 23:23:31

Kestrel Weather Meters are one of the best gifts available on the market for hunters and outdoorsmen this year. (PRWEB) December 19, 2013

2013-12-06 23:21:13

Kestrel Wind Meter Retailer, KestrelMeters.com, leading supplier of Kestrel Personal Weather Meters, has recently announced a weather meter sale, as well as an extended return policy in preparation

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

2013-11-22 23:23:54

Kestrel long range shooting meters now come with free shipping at KestrelMeters.com, the leading online retailer of Kestrel weather meters recently announced. Birmingham,

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.

2013-10-31 23:26:45

Kestrel Wind Meter Retailer, KestrelMeters.com, leading provider of Kestrel Weather Meters, has recently added a wind meter feature browser to their website. Birmingham,

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


Latest Kestrel Reference Libraries

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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 01:16:40

The Mauritius Kestrel (Falco punctatus), is a bird of prey from the family Falconidae endemic to Mauritius. It is the most distinct of the Indian Ocean kestrels. It colonized its island home to evolve into a distinct species probably during the Late Pliocene. It is the most distant living species among the western Indian Ocean kestrels. It can reach a size between 10 and 12 inches. The weight is up to 9 ounces. The males are slightly smaller than the females. The wing is approximately...

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2005-06-14 12:19:55

The American kestrel (Falco sparverius) is a small falcon that breeds in open and semi-open areas across most of North America to South America. They nest in cavities or nesting boxes and the male provides food for the female during nesting. Adults are 23-27 cm in length with white cheeks with two black vertical lines, one in front of the eye and one at the ear. They have long slim pointed wings, a blue-grey cap and a long chestnut tail. Their back is chestnut with black bars. Adult...

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.