The American Kestrel is the smallest falcon in North America, and one of the smallest
birds of prey in the world.
(84 months ago | reply)
Great composition, and nice contrasting edges
between the bird and the background colors
adds even more pop.
Adam A. Messinger
(83 months ago | reply)
Coming from someone whose photostream I
admire as much as yours, I consider that high
(78 months ago | reply)
Strange bird and a great shot.Could you
please share this shot to QEMD
"Finch" group,just for educational
(47 months ago | reply)
I have a kestrel falcon visiting my
neighborhood in western Sebastopol, Sonoma
County, California, right now. At my old
house in Occidental (also in western Sonoma
County but further out towards the coast), I
used to watch peregrine falcons and golden
eagles. I always thought that when I die, if
I were to be recreated, I would want to be
brought back as a peregrine falcon. After
watching this kestrel for several days, I
realize that as a very petite redhead, I
would be better suited as kestrel. What a
beautiful, petite bird and what a lesson in
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This photo was taken on September 5, 2005 using a DMC-FZ20.
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