Barbary Falcon

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Barbary Falcon
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Falconiformes
Family: Falconidae
Genus: Falco
Species: F. pelegrinoides
Binomial name
Falco pelegrinoides
Temminck, 1829

The Barbary Falcon (Falco pelegrinoides) is a species of birds very fast and can get up to 250km/h, is a medium-sized falcon about the size of a crow. This bird of prey breeds in the Canary Islands and on the coasts of North Africa. It is mainly resident. It is thought to be a descendent of the Peregrine Falcon.