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Lanner Falcon ,Northern Greece (1 Viewer)

ody

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Could it be a Lanner Falcon.
Photo taken today at Axios Delta
 

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tconzemi

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I agree with Sherpa, it is a 'northern type' Peregrine, pointers are:
no big contrast with darker coverts
hints of chevrons on undertail coverts (I agree it could be an artefact, if present it is the single bestpoint to ID Peregrine)
In this picture the ID comes from the long P10 (outermost primary) much shorter in Lanner, Saker and Gyr
 

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Andy Adcock

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Cyprus
I agree with Sherpa, it is a 'northern type' Peregrine, pointers are:
no big contrast with darker coverts
hints of chevrons on undertail coverts (I agree it could be an artefact, if present it is the single bestpoint to ID Peregrine)
In this picture the ID comes from the long P10 (outermost primary) much shorter in Lanner, Saker and Gyr

Well I didn't go to the extent of altering the image!
 

Simon Wates

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Also very bulky bodied for a Lanner. On this photo the wing shape does seem quite Lanner, maybe this is what is suggesting it?
 
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