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Image of an american kestrel

American Kestrel

Falco sparverius
The smallest and most colorful of North American falcons, American kestrels are often seen along highways where they perch on telephone wires or hover over grassy medians as they hunt.

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photo of a red tailed hawk

Avian Ally

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Missouri enthusiasts keep an ancient hunting partnership alive.

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By placing bird-of-prey silhouettes on windowpanes, Missouri elementary school students can help prevent other birds from crashing into windows

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A downy peregrine falcon chick waits for a meal from its parents.

Downy Peregrine Falcon

This downy peregrine falcon chick was hatched in an atrificial nest box in Kansas City.

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Falcon Chick Banding

Falcon Chick Banding

One the five peregrine falcon chicks hatched at the Ameren Missouri Sioux Energy Plant nest box displays an identification band it has just been fitted with. The leg band, issued by permit of the U.S. Geological Survey, includes lettering that contains information about when and where the chick was hatched.

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Peregrine Falcons Soar

Falcon in Flight

An adult peregrine falcon soars near a nest box in Kansas City.

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Designed for all grade levels, these questions send Missouri students to our nest-box web cam to observe a pair of nesting peregrine falcons.

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Falcon Study for All Grades

This collection of activities and tools helps Missouri students at all grade levels use our falcon web cam to discover and explore the world of peregrine falcons.

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Falcon Study for Grades 3–5

Our elementary-school collection of falcon-study games and activities challenges Missouri students to discover and understand the relationship between predator and prey.

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Falcon Study for Grades 6–8

Our middle-school collection of falcon-study games and activities challenges Missouri students to know the facts about birds of prey.

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