Video: Kestrel Banding with October Greenfield

PEC’s October Greenfield has been busy banding American Kestrels across our region to help track the movement and reproductive patterns of these beautiful falcons.

Want to help kestrels and other grassland birds thrive on your property? Head to to learn more about the Piedmont Grassland Bird Initiative (our partnership with Virginia Working Landscapes, Quail Forever, and American Farmland Trust), or reach out to October directly at!

All photos and video by Hugh Kenny, PEC