Sooty Falcon

Introduction: Sooty falcons (Falco eleonorae) perch and forage in groups of up to 10. They have been recorded in a dry, savannah type habitat.

Distribution: A few isolated recordings in Etosha National Park and other central and northern Namibia locations from mid November to mid April.

Diet: Hunts from high or from the perch for bats and small birds

Description: Predominately uniform pale to dark slate grey above and below. Their long wings reach wedge-shaped tail tip when resting.

Breeding: Extralimital.

Size: 35cm.

Weight: 210g.

Birds of Namibia Wildlife of Namibia

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