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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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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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August 27, 2016 12:03 PM CDT

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lonnyholmes

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August 26, 2016 09:14 AM PDT

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American Kestrel

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August 27, 2016

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August 27, 2016

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August 27, 2016 08:35 AM CDT

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January 22, 2016 08:51 AM MST

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natsmith

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January 10, 2016

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andriy

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April 22, 2016

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August 25, 2016 05:47 PM HST

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August 26, 2016 12:43 PM PDT

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joshualincoln

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August 22, 2016 09:19 AM EDT

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mayacrow

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March 26, 2015 10:23 PM EDT
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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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