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Publications of Southeastern American Kestrel research conducted or funded by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Miller, K. E., and J. A. Smallwood. 2009. Breeding site fidelity of Southeastern American Kestrels (Falco sparverius paulus). Journal of Raptor Research 43:369-371. 
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Smallwood, J. A., and M. W. Collopy. 2009. Southeastern American kestrels respond to an increase in the availability of nest cavities in north-central Florida. Journal of Raptor Research 43:291-300. 

Miller, K.E. and J.A. Smallwood. 1997. Natal dispersal and philopatry of Southeastern American Kestrels in Florida. The Wilson Bulletin 109(2):226-232.
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Miller, K. E., and J. A. Smallwood. 1997. Juvenal plumage characteristics of male Southeastern American Kestrels (Falco sparverius paulus). Journal of Raptor Research 31:273-274.
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Smallwood, J.A. and M.W. Collopy. 1991. The response of Southeastern American Kestrels to increased availability of nesting sites in two habitats. Journal of Raptor Research 25(4):160.

Smallwood, J.A. and M.W. Collopy. 1993. Management of the threatened Southeastern American Kestrel in Florida: Population responses to a regional nest-box program. Journal of Raptor Research 42(1):81.

Stys, B. 1993. Ecology and habitat protection needs of the Southeastern American Kestrel (Falco sparverius paulus) on large-scale development sites in Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Nongame Wildlife Technical Report no. 13.
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