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 Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus)




Prairie Falcon | Falco mexicanus photo
Adult Prairie Falcon, captured for banding, Nebraska

Photograph by Nick Anich. GNU Free Documentation License.  (view image details)

PRAIRIE FALCON FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Falconiformes
Family:Falconidae
Genus:Falco
Species:mexicanus
Common Name:Prairie Falcon


Relatives in same Genus
  Aplomado Falcon (F. femoralis)
  Peregrine Falcon (F. peregrinus)
  American Kestrel (F. sparverius)
  Eurasian Kestrel (F. tinnunculus)