Saker Falcon

Falco cherrug - Faucon sacre

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Falconiformes

  • Family
    :

    Falconidés

  • Genus
    :

    Falco

  • Species
    :

    cherrug

Descriptor

Gray, JE, 1834

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 55 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 102 à 129 cm.
  • Weight
    : 730 à 1300 g
Longevity

22 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug) is a species of bird in the Falconidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Falco cherrug cherrug (c Europe to sc Siberia and n Kazakhstan)
  • Falco cherrug coatsi (c Asia to s Siberia and n China)
  • Falco cherrug hendersoni (w and s Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan)
  • Falco cherrug milvipes (Himalayas to Tibet)

Foreign names

  • Faucon sacre,
  • Halcón Sacre,
  • Sacre,
  • Würgfalke,
  • Kerecsensólyom,
  • Sakervalk,
  • Falco sacro,
  • Tatarfalk,
  • Tartarfalk,
  • sokol rároh,
  • raroh velký,
  • Slagfalk,
  • aavikkohaukka,
  • falcó sagrat,
  • Vargfálki,
  • raróg (zwyczajny),
  • stepes piekūns,
  • sokol plenilec,
  • Балобан,
  • セーカーハヤブサ,
  • 猎隼,
  • 獵隼,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats

Geographic range

Illustration

plus de photos

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

© 1996-2017 Oiseaux.net