Lanner Falcon (Africa, SE Europe into Asia)

Lanner Falcon (Africa, SE Europe into Asia)

♦️ Pub: Jul 4, 2018 | Modified: Aug 29, 2018 @ | Reading: < 1 min. ♦️

Snapped @ National Aviary, Pittsburgh, PA:

Lanner Falcons are one of the few raptor species to engage in cooperative hunting. Mated pairs hunt together, with the male generally flushing prey for the female to capture, or both birds trading off in pursuit of prey on the wing.

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