American Kestrel Partnership : General Discussion

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Last year we found 10 American Kestrel eggs in one of our nest boxes in Northern Colorado. We presumed that this was a "dump nest" used by 2 females.

Hi all, As of June 29/2018 all 5 nestlings have fledged. (3 males & 2 females.)

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Hello! Welcome to the 2018 KestrelCam season!

Hi all, We have 3 male & 2 female Kestrtel nestlings and they are soon to fledge.

Hi all,


The area my nest boxes are in has no trees, utility poles, or other existing objects to mount on. Also, the ground is very rocky which makes digging a hole to install a post difficult.

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I'm new to this but I put up a box a couple years ago.

Hi All, Just a few frames from our nest box stream. To watch our LIVE HD STREAM link to

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