Class: Aves, Family: Falconidae
Species: Falco 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)