American Kestrel

(Falco sparverius)



Status: Year-round Resident. Last recorded on site in 2021
Breeding Status:-
1987-1991: Confirmed1992-1996: Confirmed
1997-2001: Confirmed2002-2006: Confirmed
2007-2011: Confirmed2012-2016: Confirmed
2017-2021: Confirmed

The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.
At this time of year, this species is expected to be present on site.

Occurs as a common year-round resident and summer breeder. Three to four pairs may nest on site each year.

Photographer: Christian Goers.
This is a male.