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Prairie Falcon

Tucson, AZ using a Canon Powershot SX10HS

A falcon of open habittats and canyon lands, Prairie Falcons hunt rodents and birds by shallow-angled swoops from low to the ground, rather than by the high-altitude stoops of Peregrine Falcon. Young Peregrines can look very similar to Prairie Falcon but have longer, darker tails and never show Prairie’s underwing pattern. Prairie Falcon is almost unknown wast of the Mississippi River and appears to be declining in many areas of the West

VOICE Similar to the Peregrine but a bit highter

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kimberly chadwick, nature, wildlife, avian, falcon, prairie falcon, raptor, bird of prey

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Comments

  • Dlouise
    Dlouiseover 1 year ago

    Awesome capture, Kimberly,,,great eye contact and lovely detail!

  • Thank you Dlouise, I appreciate your feedback always ;)

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 1 year ago

  • TomBaumker
    TomBaumkerover 1 year ago

    Nice find & capture my friend. Hugs

  • Thank you Tom!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • Jim Sugrue
    Jim Sugrueover 1 year ago

    Gorgeous shot Kimberley!!

  • Thank you so very much Jim!!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

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