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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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Falcon - Wikipedia

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Falcons are birds of prey in the genus Falco, which includes about 40 species. Falcons are widely distributed on all continents of the world except Antarctica.

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 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 ).

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 | 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 ...

Birds: What's are the differences between hawks, falcons, eagles ...

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Ok. Let's put it this way: Difference between Eagles, Kites, Hawks and Falcons. Because, Hawks and Falcons are very similar in terms of size and looks. But the ...

Falcons | North American Birds | Birds of North America

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There are at least eight types of falcons that live or have visited the continent of North America. The Peregrine Falcon and the Prairie Falcon are native birds and  ...

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 ...