American Kestrel

The American kestrel is the smallest and most common falcon in North America. It has a roughly two-to-one range in size over subspecies and sex, varying in size from about the weight of a blue jay to a mourning dove. WikipediaMass: 4.1 oz (Adult) Encyclopedia of LifeScientific name: Falco sparveriusConservation status: Least Concern (Population stable) Encyclopedia of LifeOrder: FalconiformesClass: AvesDid you know: The back and wings of the female American kestrel are rufous with dark brown barring. wikipedia.org

American Kestrel