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'Brown falcon' (Falco berigora) in Victoria, Australia. Image by John O'Neill

Fastest animal on the planet! A Peregrine Falcon in a stoop (dive) can reach speeds estimated at over 200 miles per hour.

*PEREGRINE FALCON ~ Fastest animal on the planet! A Peregrine Falcon in a stoop (dive) can reach speeds estimated at over 200 miles per hour.

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Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)                                                   Beautiful

Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) is a bird of prey species belonging to the kestrel group of the falcon family Falconidae. It is also known as the European Kestrel, Eurasian Kestrel, or Old World Kestrel. It is widespread in Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Sooty Falcon (Falco concolor) found from Northeast Africa to the south Persian Gulf region.

Sooty Falcon (Falco concolor) is a medium-sized falcon breeding from northeastern Africa to the southern Persian Gulf region.

American Kestrel or Sparrow hawk (Falco sparverius). Asmall falcon of the Americas. photo: Jim Frazee.

American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), sometimes colloquially known as the Sparrow Hawk, is a small falcon, and the only kestrel found in the Americas. It is the most common falcon in North America, and is found in a wide variety of habitats.

A Peregrine Falcon is sitting on a tree stump in the Scottish Highlands in the Cairngorms National Park, Scotland.    Photo by Jorne de Bruin.

A Peregrine Falcon is sitting on a tree stump in the Scottish Highlands in the Cairngorms National Park, Scotland. Photo by Jorne de Bruin.

Saker Falcon on a Perch by Alex Thomson13 on Flickr #BirdsofPrey #BirdofPrey #Bird of Prey

The Saker Falcon is a large falcon species that breeds from Europe east across Asia to Manchuria. It's mainly migratory, wintering in Ethiopia, the Arabian peninsula, N Pakistan and W China. / Falcon on a Perch by Alex Thomson

Kestrel - Falco tinnunculus by Simon Davey*

Kestrel Falcon / Bird's of a Feather -- my husband's last name means Falcon in Russian :)

With Erick Omondi and Biroo Mohammad. via Wild life and Nature Pictures FB

Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) found on the arctic coasts and islands of North America, Europe and Asia

African Pygmy Falcon, Tsavo, Kenya!!by Andrew Skelton Wildlife Photography http://wildography.co.uk/andrew-skelton-wildlife-photography/

African Pygmy Falcon: Dry semi-desert thornveld regions of Northern Cape and Namibia. The 'chip chip' call is a giveaway as are the white tail bars. Breeds in a chamber of the large untidy nests of the Sociable weaver that sprawl over trees in the region.