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Photo © Ryan Brown, some rights reserved
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32.553667, -117.081028
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Observed this bird hoovering and swooping. Some sort of falcon? Thanks for the help.

May. 26, 2012 18:56:15 -0700
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American Kestrel - Photo (c) Blake Matheson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
anita363's ID: American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)
Posted by anita363 over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Indeed, good call!

Posted by anita363 over 2 years ago (Flag)
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American Kestrel - Photo (c) Blake Matheson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
ryanubrown's ID: American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)
Posted by ryanubrown over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Aha! awesome, a new one for me. This bird was quite the aerial acrobat, enjoyable to watch for sure. thanks much.

Posted by ryanubrown over 2 years ago (Flag)
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American Kestrel - Photo (c) Blake Matheson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
zabbey's ID: American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)
Posted by zabbey over 2 years ago (Flag)
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American Kestrel - Photo (c) Blake Matheson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
ryanubrown's ID: American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)
American Kestrel - Photo (c) Blake Matheson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Community ID: American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)
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