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Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides babylonicus   - Juvenile
Barbary Falcon
Photographer : © Veer Vaibhav Mishra
Location :Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 7 November 2009
English synonyms:Arabian Peregrine, Red-capped Falcon, Shaheen Falcon, Red-naped Shaheen
Bird Family :Falconidae - Falcons, Falconets & Kestrels
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Sir Geoffrey Archer obtained a specimen in 1939-40 from Kutch. The Barbary Falcon is a winter visitor to NW India and Sindh. - VVM
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