American Kestrel Falco sparverius

The American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), sometimes colloquially known 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 falcon in North America.

Factsheet: American Kestrel Falco sparverius (LC)


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