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Females 55cm, males 45cm.
Black Falcon does not show banding in tail or wings, and does not show moustacial stripes in the head (these are all differences from Brown Falcon). Older birds can have some white in the head, but are otherwise black to dark brown.
Resident and nomadic.
Open woodland and forest edge, plains, grasslands and farmland with scattered trees.
The diet includes mainly birds which it often takes on the wing, also lizards, quail or rabbits.
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