Length: 15-20 in Wingspan: 30-35 in Weight: 0.5-1 lbs
Long, pointed wings and tail. Light breast with black belly band and rufous legs/undertail. Dark back with thick malar stripe and white eyebrow. Black and white banded tail.
Range map by Neotropical Birds
Though the Aplomado Falcon is widespread in South America, the species largely disappeared from the US in the 1930s, leading to listing as a federally endangered species. Reintroduction of captive-bred birds has reestablished a breeding population in south Texas.
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