Falcons and Caracaras (Falconidae)

Sooty Falcon (Falco concolor) - HBW 2, p. 266

French: Faucon concolore German: Schieferfalke Spanish: Halcón Pizarroso

Taxonomy: Falco concolor Temminck, 1825, Senegal, etc. = Barqan Island, Gulf of Aqaba.
Sometimes considered to form superspecies with F. eleonorae. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Libya through Egypt, Israel and Jordan to coasts of Red Sea and Persian Gulf, E to SW Pakistan. Winters in Madagascar, and also in SE Africa.

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