Sunday, Nov 29, 2015

Falcon Species

Falcon Information
American Kestrel

Subfamily "Falco" - True Falcons




Subfamily "Herpetotheres" – Laughing Falcon

  • The Laughing Falcon (Herpetotheres cachinnans) - also called the Snake Hawk - is a medium-sized bird of prey found from both coastal slopes of Mexico through Central and South America south to Amazonian Peru and Bolivia, in Brazil, and northern Argentina and Paraguay

Subfamily "Polyborinae" - sometimes considered part of their own subfamily "Caracarinae"

  • Caracaras - Found in South and Central America, just reaching the southern United States.

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