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Pygmy Falcon by Ramakrishnan Hariharan

Our Featured photo for July 2019 –  Pygmy Falcon

TITLE: Pygmy Falcon
PHOTO BY: Ramakrishnan Hariharan 

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The Eye Magazine’s featured photograph for July 2019 is of a Pygmy Falcon taken in Uganda.  The pygmy falcon, or African pygmy falcon (Polihierax semitorquatus), is a falcon that lives in eastern and southern Africa and is the smallest raptor on the continent. As a small falcon, only 19 to 20 cm long, it preys on insects, small reptiles, and small mammals.

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