Classification
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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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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

badams

Date

April 29, 2016

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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jokurtz

Date

October 10, 2015

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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creationkeeper

Date

April 24, 2016 06:51 PM PDT

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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creationkeeper

Date

April 24, 2016 06:16 PM PDT

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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robertofigueroa

Date

February 10, 2016

Place

México (Google, OSM)

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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jokurtz

Date

April 26, 2016

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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jokurtz

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the past

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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reallifeecology

Date

April 26, 2016 10:05 AM CDT

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

avocat

Date

April 23, 2016

Place

Felt Lake (Google, OSM)

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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kaitlin

Date

April 17, 2016

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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elinpierce

Date

April 27, 2016 12:04 PM MDT

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No photos or sounds

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

elinpierce

Date

April 27, 2016 11:52 AM MDT
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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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