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American Kestrel

Falco sparverius

Description:

A small bird of prey that is grey.brown and reddish with dark marks under the eyes to help reduce glare.

Habitat:

Chattanooga Nature Center

Notes:

Our American Kestrel came to CA&NC in the summer of 2009 from Walden’s Puddle Rehab Center in Joelton, TN. She was found on a sidewalk in Springfield, TN with a broken leg and wing.

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3 Comments

KrantiAzad
KrantiAzad 7 years ago

nice !

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 7 years ago

Thanks Yuko. They are a beautiful species!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 7 years ago

I never get tired of admiring this beautiful bird! So gorgeous!

LisaPowers
Spotted by
LisaPowers

Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Jan 27, 2013
Submitted on Jan 28, 2013

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