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Alternative name: Nankeen Kestrel
31 to 35 cm. Rufous or brown above, white or off-white below, black tail tip.
There are 2 subspecies;
Temperate grasslands and open woodlands.
The diet includes insects, small birds and reptiles and mice.
They nest in a tree hollow, cliff ledge or disused corvid's nest; 3-7 eggs are laid and are incubated by the female alone for 26 to 28 days. The male brings food.