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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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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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exequielb

Date

March 12, 2013 05:39 PM ART

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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arturo3

Date

March 1, 2015

Place

Xalapa (Google, OSM)

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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caleyzuzula

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the past

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(Somewhere...)

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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kueda

Date

February 28, 2015 05:14 PM PST

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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dwest

Date

February 28, 2015 01:22 PM PST

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Date

February 28, 2015 11:55 AM CST

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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dwest

Date

February 27, 2015 01:23 PM PST

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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raulernestoo3

Date

January 17, 2015

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Cernícalo americano Falco sparverius

Observer

mauregalado

Date

February 7, 2015

Description

La observé posada en cable de energía eléctrica, cuando bajó al suelo y capturó algo y subió de nuevo al cable, parecía en reptil, cuando terminó se posó sobre el molino.

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Cernícalo americano Falco sparverius

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raomoct68

Date

January 30, 2015

Description

Cernícalo americano

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

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dwest

Date

February 26, 2015 02:50 PM PST

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

leandro

Date

September 18, 2014
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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.