Prairie Falcon - Falco mexicanus

Length 1.3 ft (40.6 cm)
Wingspan 3.3 ft (101.6 cm)
Weight M: 1.1-1.4 lb (500-650 g), F: 1.5-2.1 lb (700-975 g)
Clutch Size 3-5
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Prairie Falcon is found in the western half of the U.S. and into Canada and Mexico. They prefer open arid country and high desert. Major prey includes ground squirrels, birds, lizards and insects.

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