A falcon is a member of the genus Falco, which includes about 40 species.
Falcons are widely ... As is the case with many birds of prey, falcons have
exceptional powers of vision; the visual acuity ...
Powerful and fast-flying, the Peregrine Falcon hunts medium-sized birds,
dropping down on them from high above in a spectacular stoop. They were
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,
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.
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 ...
Jan 16, 2014 ... Tiny video cameras provide a striking, falcon's-eye view as the birds use 'motion
camouflage' to fool hapless crows.
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
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.
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
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 ...