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Majestic Falcon.. (by FalcoPeregrinus)

Majestic Falcon by FalcoPeregrinus ~ beautiful ♥ Gyrfalcon

Such beauty in color and pattern

A beautiful Red Kite (milvus milvus). The lucky Europeans, and people in the United Kingdom, Ireland and that area of the world who get to see this beautiful, agile bird of prey. This particular photo was taken during a snow fall in Sweden by Henrik Just.

Gryfalcon

The Gyrfalcon, also spelled gerfalcon—Falco rusticolus—Faucon gerfaut-is the largest of the falcon species. The Gyrfalcon breeds on Arctic coasts and the islands of North America, Europe, and Asia.

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle Conservation Is An Amazing Success Story As Birds Thrive In Chesapeake Bay

Gyrfalcon  a.k.a. Gerfalcon  -    Arctic-bred ,  Official Bird of Canada’s Northwest Territories, is the largest of all Falcons, and is considered by many to be the most majestic species of bird in the world. For centuries, the Gyrfalcon has been sought by both nobility and falconers alike, for its power, beauty, and gentle nature with humans.   Unlike the Peregrine Falcon, who always attack their prey in flight, the Gyrfalcon uses its blinding speed to pursue prey in a “tail chase” and he…

Gyrfalcon - Grey Form by Bill McCormack on Gyrfalcon – Grey Form This Arctic-bred raptor, official bird of Canada’s Northwest Territories

Águila crestuda real o águila azor blanca (Spizaetus ornatus). Es un ave de la familia Accipitridae que vive en climas tropicales húmedos desde el sur de México y Trinidad y Tobago, hasta el sur de Perú y Argentina. Mide de 60 a 70 cm y pesa alrededor de 1,6 kg.

The Ornate Hawk-Eagle (Spizaetus ornatus) is a bird of prey from the tropical Americas. Like all eagles, it is in the family Accipitridae. This species is notable for its vivid colors, which differ markedly between adult and immature birds.

{Fur & Feather} The Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus), also known as the Red-backed Sea-eagle, is a medium-sized bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards & harriers.

Ornate hawk eagle (Spizaetus ornatus): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ornate_Hawk-Eagle (Photo Trey Neal)

Ornate hawk eagle (Spizaetus ornatus): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ornate_Hawk-Eagle (Photo Trey Neal)

Exhibit A. [internal dialogue] Well, that just looks stupid. AS IF there's a royal-blue-and-orange raptor. This looks quite a lot like a Peregrine falcon. I wonder if the original picture will be easy to find... [searching] Dum-de-dum-de-dum... Ha! Got it! Next slide, please.

Exhibit A. [internal dialogue] Well, that just looks stupid. AS IF there's a royal-blue-and-orange raptor. This looks quite a lot like a Peregrine falcon. I wonder if the original picture will be easy to find. Got it

Peregrine Falcon Photograph by John Hyde - Printscapes - Peregrine Falcon Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale

Macduff Peregrine Falcon Photograph by John Hyde - Printscapes - Peregrine Falcon Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale

Different Types of Falcons Wallpaper

4+ Types of Falcons Species with Pictures

Image detail for -HawkQuest Anatum Peregrine Falcon (Male)

The Peregrine Falcon:  The fastest diving bird; photographed here, tucked into a dive that will last seconds... Due to its great height and reach around 389 km/h (conversion 389 km/h = 241.71339 mph!)

Peregrine Falcon - fastest diving bird- watched him doing loops and dives against the canyon wall-impressive!

Peregrine falcon - fastest diving bird. Image via Paradise of Birds on Facebook

Peregrine falcon - many raptors are capable of extremely fast dives but the perigrine has been recorded as the fastest so far

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