Falcons: Images and Information.

Family: Falconidae

  • Falcons are intelligent birds of prey with pointed wings, notches in their bills called a tomial tooth, nostrils that baffle air and they are all diurnal.
  • They are found on six of the seven continents.
  • They fly at high speeds and can change direction rapidly.
  • Female falcons are generally larger than the males.
  • Kestrels are the smallest and the Gyrfalcon is the largest of the Falconidae.
  • Peregrine Falcons can stoop at over 200 miles per hour and as such are the fastest moving creatures on Earth.

I hope you enjoy viewing my falcon photos.

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