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American Kestrel

Falco sparverius


Small falcon, slightly larger than an American Robin. This is a female and therefore has a little more brown. The eye bars are distinct along with its size.


Found in both North and South America.


Normally this spotting would go under pets because you can see that she is captive. However, she had recently been his by a vehicle and had surgery. She was wild and will never fly again. She is currently located in the Pocatello zoo.

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1 Comment

dane.a.hep 6 years ago

Yes I would love to become a falconer and begin with a Kestrel.

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Pocatello, Idaho, USA

Spotted on Oct 4, 2013
Submitted on Nov 10, 2013

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