ID unsure (Peregrine?); in flight with kill of Black winged Stilt

ID unsure (Peregrine?); in flight with kill of Black winged Stilt
Species: Saker Falcon   Falco cherrug
Author: Satish Gogate
Sunday, January 19, 2014
Added to IBC: 22 Feb 2014 - 18:16
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Altitude (m): 
462 meters

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Submitted by Szabi on
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I think it is a Peregrine, not Saker. Sakers have a contrast on the underwing, with darker coverts. Also the head pattern points to Peregrine.


Satish Gogate, IBC1049310. Accessible at

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Satish Gogate, IBC1049310. Photo of Saker Falcon Falco cherrug at Jayakwadi (Nathsagar) Dam, India. Accessible at

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