Cherkaoui, I., Bouajaja, A. & Hanane, S. 2013. Evidence of increasing Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni populations in Morocco (North Africa): a confirmation of “Least Concern” conservation status. Bird Study 60: 423-427. doi: 10.1080/00063657.2013.810190
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The number of Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni breeding pairs in Morocco has varied significantly and positively over thirteen years (1998–2010), between six colonies and over the 13-year period at each colony. The mean growth rate was λ = 1.13 ± 0.02. This positive trend is consistent with the current Least Concern conservation status of the species in the IUCN Red List.