The American Kestrel is the most common and smallest falcon in North America. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has placed an American Kestrel nestbox on the north side of its headquarters building in Lincoln. A video feed allows the public to watch as the resident pair lays and hatches their eggs each year.
Nongame bird blog
Nongame birds are the 400 or so species that are not hunted and include the whooping crane, least tern, piping plover, bald eagle and peregrine falcon. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission nongame bird program manager Joel Jorgensen shares bird sightings, birding tips and many other tales of Nebraska’s birds on this popular blog.