Aplomado Falcon Falco femoralis


Diet and Foraging


It feeds on a wide variety of prey, mostly birds and insects, but may include rodents, bats, insects and lizards. A study in Mexico reported that consume 50 different bird species, including chachalacas, doves, moorhens, ducks and grackles.

Foraging Behavior

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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