Happy Hundredth Blog Post! Today's bird is one of my favorite birds ever, the American Kestrel. The Kestrel is a type of Falcon--it's a smaller, sleeker bird of prey. Coming in at only about 9 inches, it's pretty small. I think I like them so much because they're so colorful and they're so intense looking. The nice colors on this one make him particularly attractive--he's a full grown, adult male.
I took this picture at Delta Lake in Edcouch on October 28, 2012.