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Photos of American Kestrel

Photography by Terry Sohl

My Favorite: I started birding in 2000.  This photo of a gorgeous male American Kestrel, taken in 2006, was the first good photo I obtained for the species. It wasn't for lack of trying! These little guys are quite common around here, but they are SO hard to get close to.  I was thrilled to have a beautifully colored male pause just long enough for a couple of quick photographs.

Photo of American Kestrel - Falco sparverius

Other Photos: Click on the image chips or photo ID name below to view the photograph

American Kestrel - Falco sparverius Photo ID: American Kestrel #1 American Kestrel - Falco sparverius Photo ID: American Kestrel #2
Location: Big Sioux Rec. Area, S.Dakota Location: Near Sioux Falls, S.Dakota
Date: February 5th, 2006 Date: March 18th, 2006
   
American Kestrel - Falco sparverius Photo ID: American Kestrel #3 American Kestrel - Falco sparverius Photo ID: American Kestrel #4
Location: Near Sioux Falls, S.Dakota Location: Near Garretson, S.Dakota
Date: March 18th, 2006 Date: August 13th, 2009
   
American Kestrel - Falco sparverius Photo ID: American Kestrel #5 American Kestrel - Falco sparverius Photo ID: American Kestrel #6
Location: Near Garretson, S.Dakota Location: Near Garretson, S.Dakota
Date: August 13th, 2009 Date: August 13th, 2009
   
American Kestrel - Falco sparverius Photo ID: American Kestrel #7 American Kestrel - Falco sparverius Photo ID: American Kestrel #8
Location: Near Garretson, S.Dakota Location: Near Garretson, S.Dakota
Date: August 13th, 2009 Date: August 13th, 2009
   
American Kestrel - Falco sparverius Photo ID: American Kestrel #9 American Kestrel - Falco sparverius Photo ID: American Kestrel #10
Location: Gilbert Water Ranch, Phoenix, AZ Location: Minnehaha County, S. Dakota
Date: December 7th, 2010 Date: April 22nd, 2011
   
American Kestrel - Falco sparverius Photo ID: American Kestrel #11 American Kestrel - Falco sparverius Photo ID: American Kestrel #12
Location: Minnehaha County, S. Dakota Location: Coronado National Forest, Arizona
Date: April 22nd, 2011 Date: November 11th, 2015
   
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