(African) Pygmy Falcon
Polihierax semitorquatus
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The pygmy falcon is the smallest Tanzanian falcon at 18-20 cm. The females have the rust-colored backs.The upper pair was photographed in Mkomazi NP (2-17), courtesy of Stuart Webb. The right flight photo is courtesy of Siegfried Woldhek. These photos were taken in Tarangire, Mkomazi, Engikaret and Ndutu. Click the photo above to see 14 enlargements; of which the last 5 are a male feeding a gecko to a female.
 
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-17 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Karine Van der Vurst, Siegfried Woldhek, Stuart Webb

Last Update this page: 4-27-17