Grysaker Falcon

Grysaker Falcon

Grysaker Falcon A great favourite with falconers, the saker falcon is a large, powerful bird of prey with an exceptionally broad wingspan for its size (4). Like other falcons, this bird is equipped with sharp, curved talons for grasping prey, while the strong, hooked...
Peregrine Falcon

Peregrine Falcon

Peregrine falcons Peregrine falcons are among the world’s most common birds of prey and live on all continents except Antarctica. They prefer wide-open spaces, and thrive near coasts where shorebirds are common, but they can be found everywhere from tundra to...
Persaker Falcon

Persaker Falcon

Persaker Falcon The saker falcon is a raptor of open grasslands preferably with some trees or cliffs. It often hunts by horizontal pursuit, rather than the peregrine’s stoop from a height, and feeds mainly on rodents and birds. In Europe, ground squirrels and...
Red Footed Falcon

Red Footed Falcon

Red-footed falcon The graceful red-footed falcon flies with occasional quick wing beats and longer periods of gliding while it continually adjusts its long wings and tail. It captures much of its food in flight, particularly crickets, locusts and grasshoppers (2), and...
Saker Falcon

Saker Falcon

Saker Falcon The Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug) is a very large falcon. Distribution / Range This species breeds from eastern Europe eastwards across Asia to Manchuria. It is mainly migratory except in the southernmost parts of its range, wintering in Ethiopia, the...