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Friday Falconiform #18

March 26, 2010 2 comments

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Accipitridae / Accipitrinae / Haliaeetus leucocephalus / Bald Eagle

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Friday Falconiform #17

March 19, 2010 Comments off

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Accipitridae / Accipitrinae / Milvus migrans / Black Kite

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Friday Falconiform #16

March 12, 2010 Comments off

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Accipitridae / Accipitrinae / Ictinia plumbea / Plumbeous Kite

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Friday Falconiform #15

March 5, 2010 2 comments

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Accipitridae / Accipitrinae / Ictinia mississippiensis / Mississippi Kite

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Friday Falconiform #14

February 26, 2010 Comments off

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Accipitridae / Accipitrinae / Harpagus bidentatus / Double-toothed Kite

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Friday Falconiform #13

February 19, 2010 Comments off

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Accipitridae / Accipitrinae / Helicolestes hamatus / Slender-billed Kite

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Friday Falconiform #12

February 12, 2010 2 comments

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Accipitridae / Accipitrinae / Rostrhamus sociabilis / Snail Kite

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Friday Falconiform #11

February 5, 2010 1 comment

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Accipitridae / Accipitrinae / Elanus leucurus / White-tailed Kite

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Friday Falconiform #10

January 29, 2010 1 comment

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Accipitridae / Accipitrinae / Gampsonyx swainsonii / Pearl Kite

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Friday Falconiform #9

January 22, 2010 Comments off

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Accipitridae / Accipitrinae / Elanoides forficatus / Swallow-tailed Kite

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Peregrine and Goshawk

January 16, 2010 2 comments

Phil Plait linked to this footage taken by the BBC Wildlife Unit – it’s from tiny cameras on the back on a Golden Eagle while in flight. I’m raising the stakes with the above – a Peregrine falcon as it stoops, and a goshawk doing low-level, hi-speed flying in a forest.

Friday Falconiform #8

January 15, 2010 Comments off

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Accipitridae / Accipitrinae / Chondrohierax uncinatus / Hook-billed Kite

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Friday Falconiform #7

January 8, 2010 Comments off

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Accipitridae / Accipitrinae / Leptodon cayanensis / Gray-headed kite

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Friday Falconiform #6

January 1, 2010 Comments off

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Accipitridae / Pandioninae / Pandion haliaetus / Osprey

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Friday Falconiform #5

December 25, 2009 1 comment

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Cathartidae / Sarcoramphus papa / King vulture

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