Oriental Bird Images

Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus obsoletus   - Adult
Photographer : © Natalia Paklina and Chris van Orden
Location : Andrushkino, Yakutia, Russia
Date : March 1994
English synonyms:Gyr Falcon, Gyr, Grey Gyrfalcon, Gray Gyrfalcon, Iceland Falcon, Asiatic Gyrfalcon, Black Gyrfalcon, Greenland Falcon, White Gyrfalcon
Bird Family :Falconidae - Falcons, Falconets & Kestrels
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A sad sight to behold. A Gyr Falcon captured in a snare used by local trappers to catch Willow Grouse Lagopus lagopus.
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