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The American Kestrel is sometimes known as the Sparrow Hawk. It 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 variety of habitats. At 19–21 centimeters (7–8 in) long, it is also the smallest falcon in North America. This is an 11 year old male. He is a rescue bird, and is used as a teaching bird by Ray at Flight of the Raptor.
This bird is a captive bird and is used to teach both the young and the old the importance of Raptors in our world, and their abilities.