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Falcon

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A falcon is any one of 37 species of raptors in the genus Falco, widely distributed on all ... As is the case with many birds of prey, falcons have exceptional powers of vision; the visual acuity of...

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

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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 Falcons, Peregrine Falcon Pictures, Peregrine Falcon ...

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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 ...

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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.

falcon | bird | Britannica.com

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Apr 7, 2015 ... Falcon, any of nearly 60 species of hawks of the family Falconidae (order Falconiformes), diurnal birds of prey characterized by long, pointed ...

New Zealand falcon/kārearea: New Zealand native land birds

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Capable of flying at speeds over 100 km/h and catching prey larger than itself, the New Zealand falcon is one of our most spectacular birds.

Peregrine Falcon | Basic Facts About Peregrine Falcons | Defenders ...

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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 ...

The RSPB: Birds by family: Falcons and allies

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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  ...

The Raptor Trust » Falcons

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Falcons are streamlined fast-flying hawks. They have long, narrow, pointed wings and long narrow tails. They feed primarily on other birds and usually capture ...

New Zealand falcon | New Zealand Birds Online

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Geographical variation: A single variable species divided into three forms: bush falcon, smallest and darkest, from North Island and north-west South Island; ...

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Falcon
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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Peregrine Falcon | Audubon Field Guide

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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 ...

Birds of North America: FALCONS - Birds of The World

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The raptors that hunt by day are: hawks, eagle, kites, vultures, falcons. ... Also Accipitriformes: ospreys ( family Pandionidae); secretary bird (family Sagittariidae ).

10,000 Birds | What is a Falcon?

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Based on their physical attributes and lifestyle, falcons enjoyed a very long run as a ... Peregrine Falcon feasting on a White-vented Mynah – David Tan, Bird ...