American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)

AMERICAN KESTREL (Falco sparverius)
Order: Falconiformes
Family: Falconidae

Click on any photo to enlarge. All taken on 13 Mar 2013.

These photos are the best I’ve been able to get of an American Kestrel, taken on a wire (and upon takeoff) in a field behind my house. This little falcon winters in this area. Occasionally one will fly through or land on my porch.

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