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Sooty Falcon

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Falco concolor Scientific name
Falconiformes Order
Falconidae Family
32 - 36 cm (Wingspan 78–90 cm ) Length
Breeds rocky areas, dessert, none breeding forst, savanna & shrubland. Up to 1,500 m. Range follow link or see Map Habitat
Altitude
Range
 2 - 4 Eggs, incubation 27 - 29 days, fledging 32 - 38 days. Breeds in Colonies of 200 - 300 pairs. Clutch
Mainly small birds also mainly in winter insects,. Food  
Video available Habits
3589 - TSN: 175635 - Sub-species World Number
Near Threatened Status

By Frank.Vassen January 19, 2010 © all rights reserved

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A Field Guide to the birds of the Indian Subcontinent Krys Kazmierczak Illustrated by Ber van Perlo © all rights reserved

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Roetvalk
Arabic: الصقر الأسخم, صقر الغروب
Czech: ostříž arabský, Ostríž popelavý
Danish: Sodfalk
German: Schieferfalke
Greek: Στακτοφάλκονο
Greek (Cypriot): Στακτοφάλκονο
English: Sooty Falcon
Spanish: Halcón Opaco, Halcón Pizarroso
Estonian: nõgipistrik
Finnish: Nokihaukka
French: Faucon concolore
Hebrew: בז שחור
Icelandic: Skuggafálki
Italian: Falco fuligginoso, Falco unicolore
Japanese: usuzumihayabusa
Japanese: ウスズミハヤブサ
Latin: Falco concolor
Lithuanian: Dūminis sakalas
Malagasy: Fandrasambary, Firasambalala, Tomaimavo, tsipoy
Maltese: Żumbrell Għarbi
Dutch: Woestijnvalk
Norwegian: Sotfalk
Polish: sokól sniady, sokół śniady
Portuguese: Falcao sombrio, Falcão-sombrio
Russian: Пепельный сокол, серебристый чеглок, Черный сокол, Черный сокол - Пепельный сокол - Сер...
Slovak: sokol bridlicovitý, sokol bridlicový
Slovenian: sajasti sokol
Swedish: Sotfalk
Swahili: Kozi Mweusi
Turkish: Gri Doğan, Gri Doşan
Chinese: 烟色隼

Range:-

Bahrain

Botswana Rare/Accidental

Chad

Cyprus Rare/Accidental

Djibouti

Eastern Cape Rare/Accidental

Egypt

Eritrea

Ethiopia

Iran

Israel

Jordan

Kenya

Kuwait Rare/Accidental

Kwazulu-Natal

Libya

Limpopo Province Rare/Accidental

Madagascar

Malawi Rare/Accidental

Malta

Mauritius Rare/Accidental

Mozambique

Mpumalanga Rare/Accidental

Namibia Rare/Accidental

Niger Rare/Accidental

Oman

Pakistan Rare/Accidental

Qatar

Rwanda

Saudi Arabia

Somalia

South Africa

Sudan

Syria Rare/Accidental

Tanzania

Turkey

Uganda Rare/Accidental

United Arab Emirates

Yemen

Zambia

Zimbabwe Rare/Accidental

Map by Scops  © all rights reserved

Orange dots = Breeding colonies: Blue = Winter

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