Video Recording: American Kestrel

November 4, 2020

Photo Credit:

Daniel Fitzgerald

Description:

Learn about North America’s smallest falcon, the American Kestrel. This colorful and intelligent raptor can be seen hunting in the open spaces around Mount Diablo. Researchers struggle to explain the steady decline of kestrel populations over the years, thus rallying the help of citizen scientists to raise nest boxes and contribute breeding data for national studies. Brian Richardson will share a deep dive review of this treasured bird of prey, along with nesting activity of local nest boxes.

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Leader:

Brian Richardson

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