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2014-04-14 23:02:06

Kestrel Partner Lee Hung Scientific Ltd. Demonstrates Accuracy, Ruggedness and Mission Suitability of Kestrel Digital HST to Singapore’s Defense Science and Technology Agency Boothwyn, PA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 For the human body, there are few environments more debilitating and damaging than extreme heat conditions. Military units that conduct troop training and operations in hot climates must take particular care to monitor and adjust for heat stress conditions to prevent soldier...

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

Cell Press 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, according to a report published online on February 20 in the Cell Press journal Current Biology. By getting an earlier start, the birds are managing to have just as many offspring, even though they die sooner. Those changes to the kestrels' life history are apparently driven entirely by their early life experiences, the...

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, MI (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 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. Kestrel weather meters are professional, portable condition measuring devices that are often used in extreme environments, and...

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 Kestrel Weather Meters are one of the best gifts for hunters and outdoorsmen available on the market this year. Kestrel Wind Meter models are made for almost any interest group; from the consumer-grade Kestrel 1000 that offers wind measurements with the same military-grade precision that has come to define Kestrel products, to the Kestrel Ballistics...

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 for the holidays. Birmingham, ML (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 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 for the holidays. The specials, which...

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...

2013-11-22 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, MI (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Kestrel long range shooting meters now come with free shipping 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...

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...

2013-10-31 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, MI (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Kestrel Wind Meter Retailer, KestrelMeters.com, leading provider of Kestrel Weather Meters, has recently added a wind meter feature browser to their website. The browser, provided by Kestrel manufacturer, Nielsen-Kellerman, allows users to browse through the many high-standard features that...

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...


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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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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