(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 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 © 2001-16 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: 7-05-16