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Male 45 cm (17Â¾ in), female 56 cm (22 in)
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Black Falcon does not show banding in tail or wings, and does not show moustachial 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.
Their diet consists of mammals, such as rabbits and rats, large insects, rarely going for reptiles. They also take birds.
They utilise large stick nests previously used by other raptors.
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