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American Kestrel

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American Kestrel

(Falco sparverius)

Gibwanasii’s Personal History

Species: American Kestrel 

Family: Falconidae

Age: Hatched in 2011

Sex: Male

Weight: 105 g (~0.2 pounds)

Location and time found: Northern Utah in 2011

Injury: Human Imprint

History: Gibwanasii, or Gibs for short, was raised illegally by residents in Utah. Gibs was surrender to the Wildlife Rehabilitation of Northern Utah in January of 2012. He had feather damage and stress bars due to improper caging and diet from his previous care.