Falcons and Caracaras (Falconidae)

Laggar Falcon (Falco jugger) - HBW 2, p. 273

French: Faucon laggar German: Laggarfalke Spanish: Halcón Yággar

Taxonomy: Falco jugger J. E. Gray, 1834, India.
Sometimes considered race of F. biarmicus, with which forms superspecies, possibly along with F. cherrug, F. rusticolus and perhaps even F. mexicanus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Pakistan E throughout most of India and Nepal to Assam and N Burma; absent from extreme S India. Also occurs locally in S Afghanistan and possibly SE Iran.