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Falco jugger J.E. Gray, 1834 – Laggar Falcon

Taxonomic Notes:

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


Nesting/juveniles:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

This species is uncommon. It inhabits dry open woodlands in India, Iran, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Myanmar, 1,000m asl (BirdLife International 2016).

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining, and its current population size is unknown. The threat to its persistence comes from ingestion of pesticides (used for cultivation) (BirdLife International 2016).

References:
BirdLife International 2016. Falco jugger . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22696492A93568123. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22696492A93568123.en. Accessed on 16 February 2020.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R. and A. Bayani. 2020. Falco jugger J.E. Gray, 1834 – Laggar Falcon. Satose, V., V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.14. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/1241/Falco-jugger
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