(173) 32 cm; 215 g
F > M. Densely streaked underparts, deep rufous thighs and lower
belly, white cheeks and throat (with bold moustachial stripe)
separate it from other similar-looking falcons (African Hobby has
more boldly streaked or blotched; upperparts browner and crown
uncommon non-br Palearctic migrant, present act-Apr. Found singly,
occasionally in small groups.
low-altitude open woodland.
flying insects, small birds (even fast-flying species such as swifts
and swallows), and bats.
silent in region; gives falcon-like screams.
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