Join Date: Mar 2006. Species group: Birds Family: Caracaras, Falcons (Falconidae) Genus: Falco Status: native, Species Rarity: Relatively common. Eleonora's Falcon - Falco eleonorae Géné, 1839. Download this stock image: Morocco, Essaouira, Archipelago of Essaouira, Mogador islands, Eleonora's falcon (Falco eleonorae) - EH4FWG from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors. The islands offshore from the attractive seaside port of Essaouira are one of the world's largest -- and Morocco's only -- breeding sites for the endangered Eleonora's falcon. Eleonora's Falcon, Morocco, Essaouira 10/05/2015 . A research project about the ecology of Eleonora's falcons (Falco eleonorae) from the Canary Islands There are two colour morphs: The adult dark morph is all sooty brown, with black underwing coverts.

In all likelihood nobody eats falcon chicks today, and therefore, the species has increased its population, free from millenary human predation. A Climatic Atlas of European Breeding Birds A comprehensive exploration of the relationships between the distributions of birds breeding in Europe and the present climate, and how future climatic change may alter each species’ potential breeding distribution. The shape of the spots on breast and colouration differs in hobby. Check out the trip report on my website. Adult Eleonora's falcon with prey, perching on volcanic rocks. In this case (2010) the four nestlings, all of dark morph, successfully fledged Eleonora’s falcons usually drink and bath in fresh water sources near the breeding colonies A flying dark male holding a prey in his talons

On November 23, Alexis Cuviller observed a weakened individual posed on the ground.

Formerly Amogdul (meaning well protected in Berber) but better known as Mogador in French, Essaouira is the embodiment of Moroccan history. Find the perfect eleonora falcon stock photo. This behavior has only been observed in Eleonora’s falcons, specifically those that nest on the barren Moroccan island of Mogador. Location: Northampton and Western Crete. The bird is named after Eleonor of Arborea, national heroine of Sardinia. 4 km. This beautiful and mystic town is of great historical importance. Coast road to Safi
Eleonora's falcon is an elegant bird of prey, 36–42 cm (14–17 in) long with an 87–104 cm (34–41 in) wingspan.It is shaped like a large Eurasian hobby or a small slender peregrine falcon, with its long pointed wings, long tail and slim body.There are two colour morphs: The adult dark morph is all sooty brown, with black underwing coverts. 2015).

The Eleonora's Falcon breeding colony at the Essaouira archipelago (31°30′1.78″N, 9°46′58.62″W; cf.

21/9/2009. Walter 1979) held 907 pairs in 2014 and at least 844 pairs in 2015 (Qninba et al.

... Oued Ksob, Essaouira, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region, Morocco. Eleonora's Falcon (Falco eleonorae) in Morocco.
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