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American Kestrel

Falco sparverius


Though rather common, American Kestrel are a strikingly beautiful small falcon. This individual is a female. I saw several Kestrels during my visit to the Bosque del Apache wetlands in New Mexico.


Wetlands wildlife refuge, along the Rio Grande in New Mexico.

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Spotted on Dec 22, 2015
Submitted on Jan 13, 2016

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