Red-necked falcon
Appearance
Adult is unmistakable with its chestnut crown and nape, and dark brown moustachial stripes on white cheeks.
Juvenile has a dark brown head, two buff patches on the nape, and pale rufous underparts finely barred with brown.
Habitat
Palm savanna and arid thornveld.
Call
A shrill 'ki-ki-ki-ki-ki', given during the breeding season.

Names
(en) Red-necked falcon
(sc) Falco chicquera
(nl) Roodkopsmelleken
(af) Rooinekvalk