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  • Español Argentina
    • Halconcito colorado
  • 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

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Recent observations

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What

American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

momoto-erick

Date

May 2, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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tlim

Date

July 7, 2015 07:03 PM PDT

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Square

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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jaliya

Date

July 30, 2015

Description

with prey

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Square

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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jaliya

Date

July 30, 2015

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Square

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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elvis

Date

February 1, 2014 10:24 AM CST

Place

Puruandiro (Google, OSM)

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Square

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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maryejohnson

Date

July 7, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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regalis

Date

July 28, 2015 06:41 AM EDT

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No photos or sounds

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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regalis

Date

July 25, 2015 04:54 PM EDT

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Square

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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barry2

Date

July 23, 2015 10:54 AM CDT

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Square

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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dpom

Date

October 19, 2013 02:53 PM PDT

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

rebelgirl73

Date

July 22, 2015
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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.