- Falco ardosiaceus
- Slate-grey plumage
- Large, yellow orbital ring
- Yellow cere and legs
Open woodland and wooded savanna, cultivated areas close to water
Rarely hovers but rather has a fast dashing flight behaving more like a typical falcon
They tend to feed on small birds, rather than small mammals, or large insects such as grasshoppers and reptiles like lizards, snakes and chameleons.
A resident species.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved March 2015)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Grey Kestrel. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 23 April 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Grey_Kestrel