Falcons and Caracaras (Falconidae)

Dickinson's Kestrel (Falco dickinsoni) - HBW 2, p. 262

French: Faucon de Dickinson German: Schwarzrückenfalke Spanish: Cernícalo Dorsinegro
Other common names: White-rumped Kestrel

Taxonomy: Falco dickinsoni P. L. Sclater, 1864, Chibasa, Shire River, Malawi.
Sometimes united in subgenus Dissodectes with other grey kestrels F. ardosiaceus and F. zoniventris; most similar in size and proportions to the latter. Monotypic.

Distribution: SC Africa, from Angola E through S Zaire to SC Tanzania (including Zanzibar and Pemba), and S to N Namibia, N Botswana and NE South Africa.

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