American Kestrel Partnership
|Goal||Help us learn why American Kestrel populations are declining.|
|Task||Simply set up your own American Kestrel nest box!|
|Where||Global, anywhere on the planet|
Now's the time to set up your American Kestrel nest box! This bird's population is experiencing long-term declines in North America, and existing data are insufficient for understanding the causes. The American Kestrel Partnership is an international research network designed to generate data, models, and conservation plans for kestrel habitat and populations at large spatial scales. The Partnership unites the data-generating capacity of citizen scientists with the data-analysis expertise of professional scientists by promoting research collaboration among citizen scientists, universities, government agencies, conservation organizations, schools, and businesses. The Partnership also fosters long-term conservation values and appreciation of science by engaging the public with hands-on research experiences.
|How to Join||
Citizen scientists and sponsors should contact:
Kestrel nest boxes
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||On a hike, At school, At a science center, zoo or aquarium, At home|
|Tags||birds, idaho, peregrine|
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