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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves
Order: Falconiformes Family: Falconidae Genus:
Falcons are birds of prey in the family Falconidae that hunt during the day and have long powerful wings and a hooked beak. They are related to the hawks.
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Fledgling falcons, in their first year of flying, have longer flight feathers, which make their configuration more like that of a general-purpose bird such as a ...

Peregrine Falcon, Identification, All About Birds - Cornell Lab of ...


Powerful and fast-flying, the Peregrine Falcon hunts medium-sized birds, dropping down on them from high above in a spectacular stoop. They were virtually ...

Peregrine Falcon | Audubon Field Guide - National Audubon Society


One of the world's fastest birds; in power-diving from great heights to strike prey, the Peregrine may possibly reach 200 miles per hour. Regarded by falconers ...

Kestrels are small falcons with a brown body. The hobbies and their relatives are dkar grey and they feed on small birds. The shape of their tail reflects their aerial behavior—species that require greater in-flight maneuverability have broad tails, species that rely ... More »
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Peregrine Falcon - National Geographic


These falcons are formidable hunters that prey on other birds (and bats) in mid- flight. Peregrines hunt from above and, after sighting their prey, drop into a steep,  ...

Birds of North America: FALCONS - Birds of The World


The raptors that hunt by day are: hawks, eagle, buzzards, harriers, kites, vultures, falcons, caracaras. Owls hunt by night. Raptors are also called birds of prey.

10,000 Birds | What is a Falcon?


Larger members of the genus Falco more closely resemble the public's perception of falcons. These species are merciless predators of birds, often captured on ...

The RSPB: Birds by family: Falcons and allies


Falcons and allies. Peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus, perched on hotel roof, Manchester city centre. Image: Ben Hall. Small to medium-sized birds of prey with  ...

Falcon (Falconiforme) - Animals - A-Z Animals - Animal Facts ...


Falcons are medium sized birds of prey found all across the world although falcons tend to prefer the more temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.

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Q: What is the diet of a Falcon bird?
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Q: What is the trainer of a Falcon bird called?
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Q: Falcon Bird Information.
A: Falcons are medium-size birds and some have a wingspan of up to 4 feet. They are easily distinguishable because the black feathers on their heads form the shape... Read More »
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