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American Kestrel  [Falco sparverius]
The American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) is a small falcon. This bird was formerly known in North America as the Sparrow Hawk. This name was misleading because it implied a connection with the Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus, which is unrelated - the...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/american_kestrel/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Chimango Caracara  [Milvago chimango]
The Chimango Caracara (Milvago chimango) is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. It is a vagrant to the Falkland Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry sh...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/chimango_caracara/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Crested Caracara  [Caracara cheriway]
The Crested Caracara, Polyborus plancus (or Caracara cheriway according to the AOU), is a bird of prey in the family Falconidae. It is the only living member of the genus Polyborus, following the extinction of the Guadalupe Caracara. Unlike the Falco falc...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/crested_caracara/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Eurasian Kestrel  [Falco tinnunculus]
The Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) is a bird of prey species belonging to the kestrel group of the falcon family Falconidae. It is also known as the European Kestrel, Eurasian Kestrel, or Old World Kestrel. In Britain, where no other brown falcon occu...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/eurasian_kestrel/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Gyrfalcon  [Falco rusticolus]
The Gyrfalcon IPA: /?d??r?f?lk?n/ or IPA: /?d??r?fælk?n/ (Falco rusticolus), also spelled Gyr Falcon, sometimes Gerfalcon, is the largest of all falcon species. The Gyrfalcon breeds on Arctic coasts and islands of North America, Europe and Asia. It is mai...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/gyrfalcon/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Merlin  [Falco columbarius]
The Merlin (Falco columbarius) is a smallish falcon that breeds in northern North America, Europe and Asia. In North America it was once and sometimes still is colloquially called "pigeon hawk" though being a falcon it is not very closely related to true...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/merlin/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Peregrine Falcon  [Falco peregrinus]
The Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), also known simply as the Peregrine, and historically also as "Duck Hawk" in North America, is a cosmopolitan bird of prey in the family Falconidae. It is a large-sized falcon, females being larger and about the siz...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/peregrine_falcon/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Prairie Falcon  [Falco mexicanus]
The Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus) is a medium-sized falcon of western North America.It is about the size of a Peregrine Falcon or a crow, with an average length of 40 cm (16 in), wingspan of 1 metre (40 in), and weight of 720 g (1.6 lb). As in all falc...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/prairie_falcon/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Striated Caracara  [Phalcoboenus australis]
The Striated Caracara, (Phalcoboenus australis) is a bird of prey of the Falconidae family. In the Falkland Islands it is known as Johnny Rook. The adults plumage is almost black in colour, while the legs and lores are orange and the neck is flecked with...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/striated_caracara/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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White-throated Caracara  [Phalcoboenus albogularis]
The White-throated Caracara (Phalcoboenus albogularis) is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is found in Argentina and Chile. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubla...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_throated_caracara/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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