Aplomado Falcon Falco femoralis



  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Aplomado Falcon
eBird range map for Aplomado Falcon

Generated from eBird observations (Year-Round, 1900-present)

Distribution in the Americas

It distributes from Mexico to southern South America. In Mexico it is found in the Atlantic slope, from the southeastern San Luis Potosi and Veracruz to western Campeche, there are some local records in Chihuahua and Oaxaca, also lived in the north and we

The current populations in Mexico are resident and partial migratory, making altitudinal movements along the year. It is a rare to uncommon throughout its distribution in Mexico. It has been estimated that their distributional range is about 12,000,000 km

Distribution outside the Americas

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It inhabits in savannas and open areas, with associations of oaks, palms, also in swamps with scattered trees and evergreen forest cleared; it is found in a wide variety of habitats, from lowland tropical forests and dry grasslands, to plains and plateaus

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Recommended Citation

Aplomado Falcon (Falco femoralis), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/aplfal