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Saker Falcon Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Falco cherrug
Family : Falconidae
Order : Falconiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages
Description : Saker Falcon is a medium-sized rufous-brown raptor with long pointed wings and long tail.Its female is bigger than the male which rufous-brown from above and whitish from below.Its tail is longer,bill is yellowish-white,dark-brown irises,dull-yellow legs and feet.Both sexes look alike and the juveniles looks darker brown from above and more streaked from below.
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;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Rino Di Noto (www.inaturalist.org/people/Rino Di Noto ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Frank Lambertmore information, please contact us.