Raptors | Brown Falcon > captured moments | preening ◦

The Brown Falcon can be found across Australia, with variation in plumage. There are six different colour forms.

In the following series of photos, the Brown Falcon is seen perched on the tip of a dead branch, preening it’s feathers.

Photos © Dorothy L

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Aves
  • Order: Falconiformes
  • Family: Falconidae
  • Genus: Falco
  • Species: F. berigora
  • Binomial name: Falco berigora