Caracaras and Falcons
Order: Falconiformes. Family: Falconidae
Falconidae is a family of diurnal birds of prey, notably the falcons and caracaras. They differ from hawks, eagles, and kites in that they kill with their beaks instead of their feet.
- Northern Caracara, Caracara cheriway (A)
- American Kestrel, Falco sparverius
- Merlin, Falco columbarius
- Gyrfalcon, Falco rusticolus
- Peregrine Falcon, Falco peregrinus
- Prairie Falcon, Falco mexicanus (A)
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