Gyrfalcon

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Gyrfalcon
Gyr-falcon.
Falco gyrfaco, Linn.

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Biodiversity Heritage Library, the Internet Archive

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The gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) is the largest of all falcons. It is found in the northern hemisphere, where it breeds in the Arctic regions. Its color ranges from white, to brown, to black. The above illustration, made after Joseph wolf, shows the brown morph.

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