Red-footed Falcon
Falco vespertinus

– medium-sized falcon, roughly size of Common Kestrel
– diurnal migrant
– migrates singly or in small to medium loose flocks
– at roosts several hundred may flock


Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus, M AD
BIF1564, 28/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus, M AD
BIF1565, 28/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus, M AD
BIF1566, 28/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus, M AD
BIF1567, 28/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus, M AD
BIF1568, 04/06/2010, Shirvan National Park, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus, 1CY
BIF1569, 15/09/2014, Greifswald, Germany, Michael Heiß

Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus, F AD
BIF1570, 11/05/2011, Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus, F AD
BIF1571, 29/05/2010, Shirvan National Park, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus, M AD
BIF1572, 22/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus, 1CY
BIF1773, 11/10/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus, F AD
BIF1574, 09/05/2011, Greifswald, Germany, Michael Heiß

Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus, F AD
BIF1575, 09/05/2011, Greifswald, Germany, Michael Heiß

Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus, 1CY
BIF1576, 15/09/2011, Greifswald, Germany, Michael Heiß

voice: usually nonvocal during migration

comparison species:
Common Kestrel (v)
Amur Falcon (v)
Eurasian Hobby (v)

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