Aplomado Falcon

Falco femoralis

Order

FALCONIFORMES

Family

Caracaras and Falcons (Falconidae)

Code 4

APFA

Code 6

FALFEM

ITIS

HEAD

Aplomado Falcon Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked
  • Eye Color: Dark brown or dusky, appearing almost black.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Eyering, Unique pattern, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Blue-gray to black.
  • Forehead Color: White to blue-gray.
  • Nape Color: Blue-gray to black.
  • Throat Color: White to red-brown.
  • Cere color: Yellow

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BODY

Aplomado Falcon Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 38-46 cm (15-18 in)
  • Weight: 261 g (9.2 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: White washed with yellow-brown to red-brown to gray with speckles.
  • Upperparts: Blue-gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Aplomado Falcon Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift flight with deep wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 102-122 cm (40-48 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Dark gray barring.
  • Under Tail: Dark gray barring.
  • Leg Color: Yellow
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