• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Thessaly, Trikala, Anthousa to Kalarrytes
  • Photo taken by:
    Trichas, A.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Common Kestrel
Shrubland of Crete (Greece) diorama

Photo of the Common Kestrel, Falco tinnunculus. This is probably the most common raptor in the Mediterranean. Its main characteristic is hovering when foraging. It is usually observed near rocks and in cultivated areas.