BROWN FALCON FACTS
The Brown Falcon is variable in colour and can be dark brown or lighter brown above, with pale brown or cream underside. The side of the face is lighter brown or creamy brown with a small vertical dark streak below the eye, and another small dark streak behind the eye. The underside of the wings and tail are pale brown with darker streaks. Females are larger than males.
open woodland, farmland, grassland with stands of trees
small mammals, reptiles, insects
nest is usually old stick nest of a crow or other bird of prey, but may built own nest. The female lays three or four spotted and blotched pale eggs.
found throughout Australia
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Brown Falcon|
Relatives in same Genus
Nankeen Kestrel (F. cenchroides)
Australian Hobby (F. longipennis)
Peregrine Falcon (F. peregrinus)
Black Falcon (F. subniger)