American Kestrel or Sparrow Hawk ~ A small falcon, and the only Kestrel found in the Americas. ~ Miks' Pics "Fowl Feathered Friends V" board @ http://www.pinterest.com/msmgish/fowl-feathered-friends-v/

American Kestrel or Sparrow Hawk ~ A small falcon, and the only Kestrel found in the Americas. ~ Miks' Pics "Fowl Feathered Friends V" board @ http://www.pinterest.com/msmgish/fowl-feathered-friends-v/

A kestrel can and does hover in the dead calm of summer days, when there is not the faintest breath of wind. He will, and does, hover in the still, soft atmosphere of early autumn, when the gossamer falls in showers, coming straight down as if it were raining silk. Richard Jefferies Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/silk.html

A kestrel can and does hover in the dead calm of summer days, when there is not the faintest breath of wind. He will, and does, hover in the still, soft atmosphere of early autumn, when the gossamer falls in showers, coming straight down as if it were raining silk. Richard Jefferies Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/silk.html

american kestrel pictures | An American Kestrel enjoying the view about 8 miles west of Guymon ...

american kestrel pictures | An American Kestrel enjoying the view about 8 miles west of Guymon ...

American Kestrel - San Diego backyard visitor often nesting in palm tree

American Kestrel - San Diego backyard visitor often nesting in palm tree

The Peregrine Falcon - Worlds Fastest Bird.  I was lucky enough to rescue one many years ago....

The Peregrine Falcon - Worlds Fastest Bird. I was lucky enough to rescue one many years ago....

American Kestrel or Sparrow hawk (Falco sparverius). Asmall falcon of the Americas. photo: Jim Frazee.

American Kestrel or Sparrow hawk (Falco sparverius). Asmall falcon of the Americas. photo: Jim Frazee.

American Kestrel . . . a beautiful bird.

American Kestrel . . . a beautiful bird.

The American Kestrel, sometimes  known as the Sparrow Hawk, is a small falcon, and the only kestrel found in the Americas.

The American Kestrel, sometimes known as the Sparrow Hawk, is a small falcon, and the only kestrel found in the Americas.

Kestrel | Chris Parker on Flickr

Kestrel | Chris Parker on Flickr

American Kestrals / Photo taken in Port Dover, Ontario

American Kestrals / Photo taken in Port Dover, Ontario

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