Western Australian Birds of Prey Centre


Brown Falcon

Ford - Brown Falcon Falco berigora - Chasing SnakeScientific Name: Falco berigora

Ford was born in September 2004.

This species is known for catching snakes. During flying displays she demonstrates her hunting skills with a rubber snake.

She catches the snake from the ground, running and then mantling (spreading her wings and fanning her tail) over her prey.