Birds of Evergreen

A guide to the avifauna of the campus core, forest, and beach

Category

Falconidae

American Kestrel

  Order:  Falconiformes Family:  Falconidae Genus:  Falco Species: Falco sparverius Historically known as the American sparrow hawk, the American Kestrel, (Falco Sarverius) is the smallest member of the Falconidae family. It is one of the 13 kestrel species of the world to only… Continue Reading →

Peregrine Falcon

Introduction: Peregrine Falcons are a widespread bird of prey. They are a large falcon that experiences sexual dimorphism in size. An average body size is 13-23 in. and a weight of 0.7-3.3 lb. Both females and males have similar plumage… Continue Reading →

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