American Kestrel (female?) - approx. 25 cm
Order: Falconiformes (Raptors)
Family: Falconidae (Falcons)
Genus: Falco
Species: Sparverius
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Updated November 16 2013
American Kestrel (male) - approx. 25 cm
Order: Falconiformes (Raptors)
Family: Falconidae (Falcons)
Genus: Falco
Species: Sparverius
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Updated November 16 2013
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Female lacks slate-blue wings - facial pattern similar
to male but duller
3 species
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Merlin (female) - approx. 27 cm
Order: Falconiformes (Raptors)
Family: Falconidae (Falcons)
Genus: Falco
Species: Columbarius
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Peregrine Falcon (sexes similar) - approx. 50 cm
Order: Falconiformes (Raptors)
Family: Falconidae (Falcons)
Genus: Falco
Species: Peregrinus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Female has brown back and wings, male is blue-gray
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Updated April 13 2014
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American Kestrel (female?) - approx. 25 cm - Leslie Spit - November 2007
American Kestrel (male) - approx. 25 cm - Thorncliffe Park - October 2008
Merlin (female) - approx. 27 cm - Bluffers Park - April 2014
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Updated February 3 2017
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Peregrine Falcon (sexes similar) - approx. 50 cm - Canada Malting Silos - June 2016