Pygmy Falcon - Polihierax semitorquatus

Length 7.9 in (20.0 cm)
Weight 1.9-2.4 oz (54-67 g)
Clutch Size 3-4
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Pygmy Falcon is also known as the African Pygmy Falcon. They are found in eastern and southern African in arid to semi-arid savannah. They are the smallest raptor on the African continent. Diet includes large insects, small reptiles, birds and their chicks, and rodents.

Top of Page