American Kestrel

Order: 

Falconiformes

Family: 

Falconidae

Genus: 

Falco

Species: 

sparverius

Name: 

American Kestrel

Weight: 

80-165 g

Species Type: 

Avian

Species ID: 

328

Species Link: 

American Kestrel Life History Traits (averages)

Female Maturity: 

365 days

Male Maturity: 

365 days

Incubation: 

29 days

Clutch size: 

4.6

Clutches size: 

1.5 per year

Hatch Weight: 

9 grams

Adult Weight: 

117 grams

Postnal Growth Rate: 

0.285 days

Maximum Longevity: 

17 years

Avian Rehab Tools

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American Kestrel Research Tools

Use these links to obtain additional detailed information and research. Life history information is invaluable because it provides diet and habitat info that can be used to formulate diets as well as identify release environments

Ageing, Weight and Longevity
Distribution Maps
eBird Occurrence Map
Cornell Data
Life History Data
Google Scholar
Bird Identification
Scientific Research

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