Bat Falcon (Falco rufigularis)

Bat Falcon having breakfast in early morning light

(Falco rufigularis)

Location : Iguasu Falls, Argentina

4th. April 2006

Had greatest of difficulty deciding if alternate id of Orange-breasted Falcon is more accurate. In the end I suppose the 5 white bands and white tip in the tail favours Bat.

Refer set www.flickr.com/photos/lipkee/sets/72157600050461697/

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Distribution: www.bsc-eoc.org/avibase/species.jsp?lang=EN&id=90B1F9...

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Taken on April 5, 2006