Species Details

@Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);

Amur Falcon Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Falco amurensis
Family : Falconidae
Order : Falconiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Eastern Red-footed Falcon
Habitat : Villages
Description : Amur Falcon is a slim dark grey raptor with red legs and feet.The male looks entirely dark grey except for its slighter paler belly.The female looks dark grey from above and whitish from below along with a slaty-grey tail.Both sexes have dark brown iris,orange-yellow to orange-red legs and feet.The juvenile looks like the female except for its paler forehead.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Frank Lambert(www.xeno-canto.org/Frank Lambert), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.