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Our American Kestrel

December 1, 2014 - Animal House

Brand new to Irvine’s exhibits is an American kestrel. North America’s littlest falcon, the kestrel packs a predator’s fierce intensity into its small body. Just like other birds of prey, the kestrel is equipped with a sharp hooked beak and long talons for catching its prey. It’s one of the most colorful of all raptors:… Read more »