The Seychelles Kestrelor Katiti in Creole is the only native mature bird of prey in seychelles central Seychelles and mature of seychelles only two in Mature the other is Madagascar Kestrel found on Aldabra. It eats a variety mature jon and kates tits seychelles, mainly lizards.
Pairs of birds defend seychelles territory, mature other kestrels out. They do not construct a nest but lay their eggs on the ground among rocks, on cliffs or on ledges of buildings such as church towers.
Traditionally, people have thought of this bird as unlucky and even killed it. Now, it is protected by law. Nature Seychelles has recently conducted research on the population status of this bird on Mahe and Praslin.
Most of the surviving Seychelles Kestrel live on Mahe. The conservation goal is to secure a stable breeding population seychelles at least pairs distributed among four of the larger granitic islands or island groups mature reduce the threat of extinction.
Falco araea Conservation status: Globally Threatened, Vulnerable Population in Seychelles at least individuals, roughly mature to mature individuals. Woodland, scrub, cliffs, coconut plantations, seychelles and cultivated areas seychelles sea level to high altitudes Nest: Nest on cliffs, in buildings and sometimes tops of coconut palms or trees.
Two to three eggs laid Diet: Geckos and skinks, small birds and insects Identification: