Black Falcon

Falco subniger - Faucon noir

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Falconiformes

  • Family
    :

    Falconidés

  • Genus
    :

    Falco

  • Species
    :

    subniger

Descriptor

Gray, GR, 1843

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 56 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 96 à 115 cm.
  • Weight
    : 610 à 1000 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Faucon noir
adult

Black Falcon (Falco subniger) is a species of bird in the Falconidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Faucon noir,
  • Halcón negro,
  • falcão-preto,
  • Rußfalke,
  • fekete sólyom,
  • Zwarte Valk,
  • Falco nero,
  • svartfalk,
  • Svartfalk,
  • sokol tmavý,
  • raroh černý,
  • Sortfalk,
  • mustajalohaukka,
  • falcó negre,
  • sokół czarny,
  • Чёрный сокол,
  • クロハヤブサ,
  • 黑隼,
  • 黑隼,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Faucon noir
published: - Updated: 08-03-2008
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