FEATHERY FRIDAY #78

FEATHERY FRIDAY #78

We’re excited for Friday because we’re going to South America to meet today’s bird! We’re on the lookout for a bird of prey, so keep your eyes peeled!

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MEET THE BARRED FOREST FALCON!

barred forest falcon   Range/Habitat: South America/ rainforests-forests

   Diet: carnivore: insects, ants, small mammals

   Length/Weight: 12-15”/ 5-8 oz

   Conservation Status: common 

 

Fun Facts:

  •          Barred Forest Falcons have rounded wings.
  •          They have long slender legs.
  •          Barred forest falcons hunt from the trees.
  •          Barred forest falcons do not build nests; they live in tree cavities.
  •          They live in areas without many humans.

Barred forests falcons are gorgeous small little raptors. The forests are so full of amazing birds! Do you have a favorite?

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