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American Kestrel or Sparrow Hawk ~ A small falcon, and the only Kestrel found in the Americas. ~ Miks' Pics "Fowl Feathered Friends V" board @

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A male American Kestrel (Falco sparverius). Did you know that American Kestrels are one of the few raptors that display sexual dimorphism in their plumage? That means you can tell the gender of an American Kestrel just by looking at its feathers!

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Torenvalk or Common Kestrel - The Common Kestrel is a bird of prey species belonging to the kestrel group of the falcon family Falconidae. It is also known as the European Kestrel, Eurasian Kestrel, or Old World Kestrel

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One of my favorite birds, isn't he gorgeous? The smallest of the birds of prey, the American Kestrel

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Summer 2015

An American Kestrel ~ Bird of Prey. One of The Smallest Falcons in The World.

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American Kestrel near Bartlesville Oklahoma. I saw this bird April 13th on the way to work just before Oklahoma Union School about 40 mls East of Bartlesville. I thought it looked like a small white owl.

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