Coda Falconry

Blaze, Common Kestrel

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Latin Name

Falco tinnunculus


6 – 14 years

Body size

6 Oz.
30-36 cm.
65 cm Wing Span.

Native habitat

Open fields, countryside. Mainly found in UK, Eurasia and Africa


Small mammals

Not as big as they look

Our second smallest falcon, the Kestrel is found across the UK, Eurasia and Africa. There is a huge difference in colour between male and female Kestrels – the females are mostly brown and black whereas the males have a chestnut colour back with a blue head and tail.