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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Kestrel, American
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Kestrel, American
-Falco sparverius Linnaeus

Adult male: Top of head blue with (usually) large chestnut crown patch. Face with narrow black patch from front of eye down along side of throat and another down across ear. Back reddish, barred with black. Tail chestnut with broad black subterminal bar. Upper wing coverts blue, more or less spotted with black. Breast and belly white to buffy, with large black spots.