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Falcon - Lanner Falcon

Falco biarmicus


Grey to brown to blackish upper parts (variably mottled); barred tail; plain buff or pinkish buff below; lightly spotted on the flanks. Photo taken at Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania


Most common large falcon in this region, semi-arid bush, open rocky hill country, and woodland area.


Information from: Birds of East Africa by Terry Stevenson, John Fanshawe

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Karan Raghwa
Karan Raghwa a year ago


AshleyT a year ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Karan Raghwa
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Karan Raghwa

Arusha, Tanzania

Spotted on Jan 9, 2018
Submitted on Aug 5, 2019

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