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American Kestrel Before sunrise en route to Harpy Eagle Nest American Kestrel,Falco sparverius,Fazenda Sao Nicolau,Mato Grosso,Rio Juruena Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Cute! Posted 6 months ago
    1. & tolerant, just sat there, just before sunrise as we stopped the car and took the shot. Posted 6 months ago

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The American Kestrel, 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. At 19–21 cm long, it is also the smallest falcon in North America. It exhibits sexual dimorphism in size and plumage, although both sexes have a rufous back with noticeable barring. Juveniles are similar in plumage to adults.

Similar species: Falcons And Caracaras
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Uploaded Nov 7, 2022. Captured Aug 6, 2022 11:06.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • f/5.6
  • 1/395s
  • ISO5000
  • 400mm