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Falcon - Wikipedia


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 ...

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 Falcons, Peregrine Falcon Pictures, Peregrine Falcon ...


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, kites, vultures, falcons. ... Also Accipitriformes: ospreys ( family Pandionidae); secretary bird (family Sagittariidae ).

New Zealand falcon | New Zealand Birds Online


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

10,000 Birds | What is a Falcon?


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 ...

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.

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


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 ...

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


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 ...

New Zealand falcon/kārearea: New Zealand native land birds


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.

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


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 ...

Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group at UCSC - HOME


Our on-going Peregrine Falcon research in the San Francisco Bay Area, fueled ... where Peregrine falcons nest how to accommodate these fully protected birds.

falcon | bird | Britannica.com


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 ...