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American kestrel

Falco sparverius

Description:

It is the smallest and most common falcon in North America. It varies in size from about the weight of a blue jay to a mourning dove. It was the smallest and most active bird in the exhibit, often displaying calls and very eager to fly.

Habitat:

Falconry/raptor flight exhibit. Ooidonk, Belgium.

Notes:

https://youtu.be/n7AISXdTpxk

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3 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 2 days ago

A very beautiful photo....A very beautiful kestrel....

He is indeed a tiny beauty. Thx!

flowntheloop
flowntheloop 5 days ago

Beyond beautiful, Marta! <3

Vlaanderen, Belgium

Lat: 51.00, Long: 3.58

Spotted on Aug 19, 2017
Submitted on Nov 12, 2017

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