Falco concolor

Falco concolor (sooty falcon)

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Class: Aves, Family: Falconidae

SpeciesFalco concolor

Common Name: Sooty Falcon

Description: Migrant Breeder. A summer visitor to the Hawar Islands.Due to their sensitivity to human activity they have becom confined to the uninhabited islands in the Hawar chain. They feeder on a variety of smaller birds. They breed during the hottest months of the year.

Information Source: Bahrain First National Report to the CBD (2006); Birds of Bahrain (1993); Birds of Dilmun (2014)