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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,  ...

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.

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 ...

Birds of North America: FALCONS - Birds of The World


The Falconidae family contains the falcons, kestrels, caracaras. These are small to medium sized diurnal raptors. They differ from the hawks and their allies by ...

Basic Facts About Peregrine Falcons - Defenders of Wildlife


The Peregrine Falcon is a raptor, or bird of prey. Adults have blue-gray wings, dark brown backs, a buff colored underside with brown spots, and white faces with ...

Popular Q&A
Q: What is the diet of a Falcon bird?
A: The peregrine falcon eats a variety of animals. It eats mostly birds, but will eat Read More »
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Q: Where do falcon birds live?
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Q: What is the trainer of a Falcon bird called?
A: It is said to be called a falconer. Someone who trains falcons for baiting and other bird like activities. Read More »
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Q: How much do Falcon birds cost?
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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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