Nankeen Kestrel

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Dandelion

Dandelion was one of four Kestrels born at the Sanctuary in November 2020. She is so called due to the persistent chick fluff that remained on the top of her head long after her feathers were fully formed. Her parents are Paris and Needles, who came to us from the Northern Territory in 2019. Dandelion [...]

Jedda

Jedda came to us in June 2016 from Gumbaya Park. She was a captive bred bird and is a human imprint - meaning that she thinks she's a human or that humans are birds, just like Kevy our other Kestrel.  Jedda was born in 2012 and since she arrived has learned extremely quickly to fly to and [...]

Kevy

Kevy was born in 2004 and has been living with us for most of her life, originally under our Scientific permit.  She has been a central part of the educational displays Martin has done at Narmbool Environmental Learning Centre over the years, and we have received many letters from school children, who have written fondly about her.  She is our veteran [...]