American Kestrel Partnership : General Discussion

This is the main community site for the American Kestrel Partnership. This site is intended to foster discussion amongst partners. Feel free to discuss anything about kestrels, nestboxes, or the Partnership here. 

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Nothing happens when I click on the quick reference links at the bottom of the page.

I just created a cliff nest in a pond, with height and cavity diameter both equal to "10."  Not sure who screens for impossible combinations or likely errors.

Otherwise I love the app.

The diagram is brilliant.

The three blue arrows on the first page are really obvious and that is great.  When I hover over the icons at the top of the page (Information, Community, Research) nothing happens until I click on them.  Not sure if this is intentional, but would the

The Donate Now link comes up with "Where most needed" as default.  Should it not be AKP?

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[Archive post from old site - Original author: Matt Giovanni]

KestrelCams and nestcams: guidelines


<p>The goal of the American Kestrel Partnership&rsquo;s KestrelCams is to stream live, high quality video onto the internet for sharing the fascinating behaviors of nesting American Kestrels with viewers worldwide. Please note that development and maintenance of the KestrelCams is a technologically complex process requiring significant investment in hardware, software, time, and money, such that nestcams of this capacity are typically not realistic for residential use.