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Falconidae
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Falconidae

Falconidae

Nankeen Kestrel.
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order: Falconiformes
Family:Falconidae
Genera
 Daptrius
 Phalcoboenus
 Polyborus
 Milvago
 Herpetotheres
 Micrastur
 Spiziapteryx
 Polihierax
 Microhierax
 Falco
The family Falconidae includes about 60 species of diurnal birds of prey, notably the falcons and caracaras. They differ from other Falconiformes in killing with their beaks instead of their feet. They have a "tooth" on the side of their beak for the purpose.

External link

http://www.soarinhawk.org/educate.html
as
of 2002-06-22