North America


American Kestrel - Colorful, Small, Populous in the Western Hemisphere

colorful raptor


The American kestrel is a small and very colorful falcon. It has large dark eyes, long wings and tail, with blue-gray wings and bright rusty coloring on its back, tail and head. Females are about 10% larger than males and have more barring than spots on their wings.


kestrel flying


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