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Old Sunday 31st May 2020, 18:51   #1
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Kestrel / SW Spain

Common or Lesser please? They're 2 different individuals.

Photographed this afternoon.

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Old Sunday 31st May 2020, 18:56   #2
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both are Lesser
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Old Sunday 31st May 2020, 19:39   #3
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Thank you, Tom! Much appreciated.

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Old Sunday 31st May 2020, 22:29   #4
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He means it doesn’t have a moustache...

At the same time the birds dont have markings on their backs.
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Sorry, it wasn't clear to me whether no whiskers (or markings on the back) suggested Common as opposed to Lesser?

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