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Barred Forest Falcon

©Alan Martin

Class: Aves

Order: Falconiformes

Family: Falconidae

Scientific Name: Micrastur ruficollis

IUCN Red List status: Least Concern

Protected by the following WLT project/s



Species Range (IUCN)


The Barred Forest Falcon is a fairly common short-winged, long-tailed falcon that spends the majority of its time in the shadow of the forest, perched low in the trees.

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