American Kestrel Partnership : General Discussion

This is the main community for the American Kestrel Partnership. Feel free to discuss anything about kestrels, nestboxes or the Partnership here.

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I live in Somerset county Pa. I foung a kestrel on the highway with a broken wing. I took it to the wildlife center and then it was transfered to the Central wildlife center in State College pa. I was so sad I did not have my phone for a picture!

Photos of our nest boxes. For more information go to     Thank you,  Nu-Sun Cinema.

LIVE STREAM. We are now streaming live our American Kestrel nest box. For those who are interested here is the link.

Both cameras (especiallytheexterior one) seem quite out of focus for the past 2 days. Thanks.

Hi, what have people found to be effective means of getting the box down from a pole without disturbing the eggs or chicks too much and without requiring a lot of effort?  I'm starting a high school biology group on this effort and we need a relatively

We have a pair of kestrels nesting in our box, which has a webcam inside of it streaming video / pictures to our server. Everything seemed to be going great (this is our first nesting attempt) but now I'm wondering if something has gone wrong.

Message from partner: Javier Salgado Ortiz, Ph.D. Laboratorio de Ornitologia Facultad de Biologia 


I am an Ornithologist from Universidad Michoacana in Central West Mexico. I have been conducting a study on winter ecology of Kestrels in agricultural landscapes of the state of Michoacan.

Hello - I am new to this group. I volunteer at a raptor rehab facility near Cincinnati Oh. We have  two kestrel boxes on our property. We are hoping to get more boxes placed in our area.