Falcon or Kestrel?

by kirk
(Trinidad)


I need to ID. is it Falcon or Kestrel and which one?

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Oct 14, 2013
Maybe Alpomado Falcon
by: Gleniss

Maybe Alpomado Falcon

Mar 29, 2012
falcon i believe
by: hoss c.

Not knowing where the bird was seen makes it hard. The dark line through the eye makes me think either Prairie Falcon or Merlin.

Jan 25, 2012
Merlin?
by: Jason

I think this could be a merlin. It also could be an american kestrel. I believe it to be a merlin though. They are both members of the falcon family.

Jan 02, 2012
Answer
by: Anonymous

American Kestrel Falcons "Sparrow Hawk" maybe?

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