Date Last Updated: August 23, 2019

Tag: kestrel

  • Southeastern Kestrel Management on Fort Polk

    In 1992, Fort Polk banded its first juvenile kestrels, which were from a nest located in an enlarged RCW cavity. The kestrel nest tree was within 100 feet of an RCW nest tree, which indicates that...

  • Southeastern American Kestrel in Louisiana

    The American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) is the smallest member of the family Falconidae in North America. The American Kestrel can be identified by two distinct black streaks on each side of the ...

  • Falconry Part 2: The Basics

    Most falconers would agree that the ancient art of falconry requires plenty of patience, perseverance and time. Training birds of prey (raptors) is a lengthy and complex process, but can be ...