This is a repository of documents provided by the American Kestrel Partnership.
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Instructions on how to upload kestrel nest box observations onto the AKP website.
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A single data sheet to record data for multiple kestrel nest boxes.
Earlier nesting by generalist predatory bird is associated with human responses to climate change
Shawn H. Smith, Karen Steenhof , Christopher J.W. McClure, and Julie A. Heath
Journal of Animal Ecology, 2016
American Kestrels Actively Exclude European Starlings from Using a Nest Box
Christopher J.W. McClure, Delora M. Hilleary, and D. Paul Spurling
Journal of Raptor Research, 2015
Volume 49, Issue 2, 231-233
Nest box use by American Kestrels and other cavity-nesting birds during the nonbreeding season
Caitlin M. Davis, Julie A. Heath, and Christopher J. W. McClure
Avian Conservation and Ecology, 2017
Volume 12, Issue 2, Article 5
From a new study published in the December 2017 issue of Journal of Raptor Research authors Christopher
Two Internships for Credit Offered by The Peregrine Fund’s Global Raptor Impact Network & American Kestrel Partnership
We have made some updates to our data sheet and monitoring instructions in 2017.
Since the year 2004 I’ve used several variations of cameras to inspect the contents of large nest boxes that were not easily accessible without the use of a ladder.