Bird Photograpgy : Amur Falcon

Amur Falcon Male
Amur Falcon Female

Species Name- Amur falcon
Scientific name- Falco amurensis The Amur falcon (Falco amurensis) is a small raptor of the falcon family.

It breeds in south-eastern Siberia and Northern China before migrating in large flocks across India and over the Arabian Sea to winter in Southern Africa. Pic of – Amur Falcon (Male)

A family of Amur Falcon has been resting in Lonavala near Pune.

The migratory bird Amur Falcon for traveling longest distance in a year when migrating. The journey of Amur Falcon begins in cold from Mongolia, they go to the northern part of China for breeding. After this, they stop in the forest of Nagaland and Manipur to rest. They then reach Arabian Sea via Maharashtra and Karnataka. They have short rest in the cold area of the Pune area.

Above photographs are clicked in Lonavala in Jan 2021

Published by Mukund Karadkhedkar

Engineer by profession and Wildlife Photographer by passion. Loves nature.

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