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  • Scientific Names
    • Falco sparverius
  • English
    • American Kestrel
    • sparrow hawk
  • Spanish
    • Cernícalo americano
  • French
    • crécerelle d'Amérique
  • German
    • Buntfalke
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • AMKE
  • Portuguese
    • Peneireiro-americano
  • Español Argentina
    • Halconcito colorado

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Recent observations

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Square

What

American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

dave-barry

Date

February 13, 2016

Description

in the fog

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

zafo

Date

February 13, 2016

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Square

What

American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

cpalomera

Date

February 9, 2016 10:45 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

mmcmasters

Date

February 8, 2016

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Square

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

mlodinow

Date

January 23, 2014

Place

barr lake (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

liapun312

Date

February 12, 2016 01:33 PM CST

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

liapun312

Date

February 12, 2016 01:26 PM CST

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Square

What

American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

poncho

Date

February 6, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Date

February 10, 2016

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Querétaro.
Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.

Photos / Sounds

Square

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

francisco3

Date

February 11, 2016 09:33 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

blubayou

Date

February 11, 2016 12:16 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

rhislop

Date

February 11, 2016

Description

Very approachable, probably concentrating on ground movement.

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Description from Wikipedia

The American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), sometimes colloquially known as the Sparrow Hawk, is a small falcon, and the only kestrel found in the Americas. It is the most common falcon in North America, and is found in a wide variety of habitats. At 19–21 cm (7–8 in) long, it is also the smallest falcon in North America. It exhibits sexual dimorphism in size and plumage, although both sexes have a rufous back with noticeable barring. Juveniles are similar...

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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