Aplomado Falcon Facts   

  • Name:
    Halcón perdiguero, Halcón Plomizo / Aplomado Falcon
  • Scientific Name:
    Falco femoralis.
  • Family:
  • Size:
    Long 36- 45 cms ( 14- 18 in)
Aplomado Falcon


open fields with scattered bushes and trees, hillsides and Patagonian Steppe


frequently seen in pairs, look for prey whilst perched on high branches, cliffs and man-made structures like antennas. Fast flight and regularly stoops with half-closed wings.

Food Habits:

Carnivore , fierce hunter of birds, which are caught on flight.

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