The smallest North American falcon, the American Kestrel has had a population decline of nearly 50 % in the last 45 years, with the biggest impact in the northeast where numbers can reach upwards of 88%. No one really knows why. Many hypotheses exist as to what could be the cause or causes. Learn about the current research determining the risk factors and what is currently being by land managers to preserve this colorful little predator.
American Kestrel Partnership
Michigan Avian Experience