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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni

Observer

samnme1

Date

September 30, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

taogirl

Date

September 24, 2014

Description

didn't get a very good look at this bird

Photos / Sounds

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What

Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

Observer

brianw

Date

September 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

thewayfarer21

Date

December 22, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus

Observer

lungta

Date

September 28, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

blubayou

Date

September 25, 2014 11:36 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

American kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

September 28, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

annikaml

Date

September 27, 2014 05:55 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

kewright

Date

September 26, 2014 04:45 PM PDT

Description

Call?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

heales14

Date

January 24, 2014

Place

Trinity River (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus

Observer

speedy

Date

September 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

rdm24

Date

January 26, 2008 03:00 PM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

The order Falconiformes is a group of about 290 species of birds that contains the diurnal birds of prey. The Falconiformes have long been thought to represent a natural evolutionary grouping, but three recent studies of their DNA suggest that their similarities are convergent. In each study, falcons are related to songbirds and parrots, and the hawks, eagles, and vultures are closer to woodpeckers and kingfishers.

No range data available.