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kestrel
American English: /ˈkɛstrəl/
British English: /ˈkɛstr(ə)l/

Translation of kestrel in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • Children were thrilled to be able to stroke a beautiful barn owl, while an enormous eagle owl, a tawny owl, a kestrel and a turkey vulture called George looked on.
    • Biologists live-captured dozens of owls, kestrels, hawks and peregrine falcons, which might have fed on poisoned rats, and temporarily held them in captivity.
    • After owls, U.K. government figures identify kestrels, common buzzards, and peregrine falcons as other raptors most likely to end up as roadkill.

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