This male Kestrel from northern Nevada arrived at a local rehabilitation facility in December, 2012. A wing injury did not heal normally. The bird can fly short distances only and would not have been able to hunt well enough in the wild to survive.

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Common Name: American Kestrel

Scientific Name: Falco sparverius

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: May 2012

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