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The American Kestrel, also know 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. It is the smallest raptor in North America and is sexually dimorphic. This is a male!
High mountain meadow in the foothills.
This little guy was still trying to hunt during this late summer storm.
Spotted on Aug 23, 2012
Submitted on Aug 24, 2012
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