American Kestrel
Falcon sparverius
 (L9" WS 22" Wt 4.1oz)
Smallest No. Amer. falcon...a tough
predator but is hunted by larger raptors.
Faster than a streak of light
Quicker than greased lightning
A raptor punches prey-
A falcon dives after it.
       (Dominick)
Salton Sea/Imperial
Valley area
07Jan2014