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Electric falcon

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It is barely visible, but on it there seems to be an endangered Saker Falcon. We were searching for the territories of Saker Falcons. Okay, but falcons do not nest in the grass? Still, we are a bit disappointed: those are not Sakers, but Common Kestrels – the only truly common falcon species of Serbia. March 2007.

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Listening to Falcons: The Peregrines of Tom Cade

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That summer of 1938, when he was ten years old, Cade read of two brothers, Frank and John Craighead, who wrote of their experiences with falcons in National Geographic. I knew no falconers. ” Falcons could be taken from the nest just before they were able to fly or caught wild after maturity. The concern possessed him.

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Snowy Owl vs. Peregrine Falcon

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As we have already mentioned here on 10,000 Birds, Snowy Owls are in the middle of a pretty epic irruption , and they are facing all kinds of pressure, from people harassing them to crows and falcons taking exception to their presence. Peregrine Falcon in flight by Tom Johnson. Can you blame it? It was pretty amazing to watch.

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Falcon on the Roof

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But appreciating the humble “flying rat” doesn’t mean that when a Peregrine Falcon shows up I’m not rooting for that bad boy. She never looked up to see the falcon four floors above her head. The drama happened as I took the dog for his morning constitutional.

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The Beach Falcon

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Long and very narrow – too long and too narrow even for a falcon, all but one: Eleonora’s Falcon ! Somehow, the length of its wings is apparent only in the first second, after that, it does become a falcon-like falcon.). Trips falcons Greece' Falco eleonorae , copyright © Nikos Samaritakis {Winged Cretans}.

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Wisconsin Falconer Legally Traps Snowy Owl

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But a falconer did legally trap a snowy, I saw the picture on his Facebook page before he deleted it after a firestorm of controversy exploded. When I looked at lists of birds allowed for falconry in Minnesota years ago, I asked some of my falconer friends, “Really, owls?” I learned that I knew nothing of falconry.

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Brown Falcon foraging after a bush fire

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A Brown Falcon flew into the parking area and immediately we were drawn to its actions as it turned over the leaves in search of any small creature that was weak or injured by the recent bush fire. Brown Falcon in the car-park. Brown Falcon turning leaves. Brown Falcon. It was being rather successful too!

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