Definition of Falco rusticolus. Meaning of Falco rusticolus. Synonyms of Falco rusticolus

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Definition of Falco rusticolus

Falco rusticolus
Gyrfalcon Gyr"fal`con, n. [OE. gerfaucon, OF. gerfaucon, LL. gyrofalco, perh. fr. L. gyrus circle + falco falcon, and named from its circling flight; or cf. E. gier-eagle. See Gyre, n., Falcon.] (Zo["o]l.) One of several species and varieties of large Arctic falcons, esp. Falco rusticolus and the white species F. Islandicus, both of which are circumpolar. The black and the gray are varieties of the former. See Illust. of Accipiter. [Written also gerfalcon, gierfalcon, and jerfalcon.]

Meaning of Falco rusticolus from wikipedia

- The gyrfalcon (/ˈdʒɜːrfɔːlkən/ or /ˈdʒɜːrfælkən/) is a bird of prey (Falco rusticolus), the largest of the falcon species. The abbreviation gyr is also used...
- "Gyrfalcon - Animal Ark". "Diving speeds and angles of a gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus)". Jeb.biologists.org. 1998-07-01. Retrieved 2013-10-04. Tucker, VA;...
- falcon, Falco jugger Saker falcon, Falco cherrug Altai falcon, Falco cherrug altaicus (status unclear) Gyrfalcon, Falco rusticolus Prairie falcon, Falco mexic****...
- Hierofalco: Lanner falcon, Falco biarmicus Laggar falcon, Falco jugger Saker falcon, Falco cherrug Gyrfalcon, Falco rusticolus The black falcon of Australia...
- virgini****  Hungary Turul Mythical (most probably Falco cherrug)  Iceland Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus  India Royal Bengal tiger (national animal) Panthera...
- saker falcon (Falco cherrug). It appears that Altai falcons are either natural hybrids between sakers and gyrfalcons (Falco rusticolus), or rather the...
- Scarlet macaw Ara macao Yes  Hungary Saker falcon Falco cherrug Yes  Iceland Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Yes  India Indian peafowl Pavo cristatus Yes  Indonesia...
- Ermine (Mustela erminea), Snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus), Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus), Rough-legged hawk (Buteo lagopus) – and occasionally humans. The...
- eagle Haliaeetus albicilla havørn Peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus vandrefalk Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus jagtfalk Snowy owl Bubo scandiacus sneugle Northern...
- not closely related. The largest species of falcon is the gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus). Large females of this species can range up to 2.1 kg (4.6 lb), span...
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