Notable birds of the Falco genus from around the world. From left to right, top to bottom:
Red-Headed Falcon (Falco chicquera). Found in open grasslands of India and Africa.
Brown Falcon (Falco berigora). Found in a variety of habitats across Australia.
Eleonora’s Falcon (Falco eleonorae) (Dark morph). A nomadic falcon that moves between the Mediterranean and Madagascar.
Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus). Found along Arctic and subarctic cliffs and coastlines and offshore islands.
Orange-Breasted Falcon (Falco deiroleucus). Found in tropical and subtropical forests of Central and South America.
All species maintain a diet composed primarily of birds and occasionally small mammals. Some of the species found in more tropical regions will also feed on insects and reptiles.