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American Kestrel

Falco sparverius

Description:

The bird was fairly small, maybe a wingspan of a little under a foot.

Notes:

It appeared to be injured :(


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American Kestrel
Falco sparverius


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3 Comments

Liam
Liam 7 years ago

It does appear to be injured. Did you contact anyone? There are raptor rehabs that will take in injured birds like this and nurse them back to help.

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 7 years ago

Here is a reference from Cornell Ornithology Lab: http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/ameri...

BrendanSmith
BrendanSmith 7 years ago

awesome picture, awesome bird!

lehite
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lehite

Spanish Fork, Utah, USA

Lat: 40.11, Long: -111.67

Spotted on Sep 19, 2012
Submitted on Sep 20, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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