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Keywords:American Kestrel, Falco sparverius, raptor, falcon, bird of prey, wildlife photograph, avian, wildlife, predator.
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Dimensions1100 x 733
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American-Kestrel-perched-on-log-photograph

American-Kestrel-perched-on-log-photograph

Wildlife photograph of a female American Kestrel seeking prey.
American Kestrels, Falco sparverius, are the smallest falcons in North America. They are colorful and are unusual among raptors in demonstrating distinct sexual dimorphism. They are found in a variety of habit and are frequently seen perch hunting or hovering. They feed on a variety of prey including insects, small mammals and small birds.