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Shaheen Falcon

Falco peregrinus peregrinator


While the Shaheen Falcon is a widespread resident species in India, it is not known to frequent cities. However, this particular Falcon visits the high rise apartment building I live in, and lets me do some birdwatching from the balcony!

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Radha 4 years ago

@Satyen, @Nina, @Mona -- Thank you!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 4 years ago


NinaCee1 4 years ago

Wow...what a great set of photos!!

Wild Things
Wild Things 4 years ago

Nice one! Lucky you :-)

Radha 4 years ago

@Marta -- Yes, I am very lucky to see this bird so up close :) I keep hoping that it will return with a partner and make a nest somewhere nearby :)

The MnMs
The MnMs 4 years ago

Isn´t that so much luck? is wonderful to see them from up close Radha. I hope you will be able to see them making a nest :-)

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Lat: 12.89, Long: 77.60

Spotted on Oct 24, 2012
Submitted on Aug 8, 2013

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