Falconry Birds for sale
Falconry Birds for sale,falcons are any of the diurnal birds of prey belonging to the family Falconidae, distinguished by their thin, tapered wings. Known for their amazing flying abilities, they possess plumes or ‘flags’ on the legs and have a small projection in their beak that is developed into a ‘tooth’. Unlike eagles, hawks, and other predatory birds of the family Accipitridae, falcons use the ‘tomial tooth’ (located on the side of the upper beak) to kill their prey.
Undoubtedly a crucial part of the rich heritage and culture of Qatar, Falcons are highly honoured and celebrated as the national bird of the nation.
They are fierce diurnal birds of the avian world and hunt efficiently during daylight hours. With almost 8 times better vision than the sharpest of human eyesight, falcons silently swoop down as soon as they’ve spotted their prey. The Bedouins introduced the art of this tradition to the State of Qatar.
Appearance of Falconry Birds
Size: Their size varies depending on the species, with the smallest falcon being the Seychelles kestrel of length 9.8 in (25 cm) and the largest gyrfalcon having a length of 25.5 in (65 cm).
Weight: The weight of falcons ranges between 1.5 lbs (0.7 kg) and 2.6 lbs (1.2 kg)
Wingspan: While large falcon species such as gyrfalcon can have a wingspan of 110-160 cm, the Seychelles kestrel, which is the smallest of the falcons, has a wingspan of 40-45 cm.
Color: These birds typically have brown, yellow, white, gray, or black plumage.
Eyes: Their eyes have a translucent eyelid and a much larger lens than humans.
What do falcon birds Eat
Falcons bird, being a dominant predator, hunt blackbirds, pigeons, shorebirds, ducks, gulls, grebes, starlings, jays, waterfowl, and songbirds. They occasionally eat small mammals such as rats, mice, gophers, and ground squirrels. They also steal prey, including lizards, frogs, insects, small snakes, and fish from other predatory birds.
How long do falcons birds Live
In the wild, most falcons have a lifespan of about 13 years, but some may live for 16-20 years. Captive falcons can live as long as 25 years.