A lateral view of an adult male perched with its prey, a small pocket gopher, and proceeds to eat it.

A lateral view of an adult male perched with its prey, a small pocket gopher, and proceeds to eat it.
Species: American Kestrel   Falco sparverius
Subspecies: sparverius
Author: Don DesJardin
Date: 
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Added to IBC: 9 Mar 2010 - 23:21
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Altitude (m): 
466 meters
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Don DesJardin, IBC1177916. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1177916.

Extended version
Don DesJardin, IBC1177916. Video of American Kestrel Falco sparverius at Ventura County, USA (United States). Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1177916.

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