An article about “Variation of plumage coloration of breeding Barbary Falcons in the Canary Islands” has been published recently in the Bulletin of British Ornithologists' Club. This paper has some implications for Moroccan birds, e.g. hybrids - both natural and those related to escaped falconry birds, the ‘atlantis’ form of the Peregrine Falco…
Rodríguez B., Siverio F., Siverio M. & Rodríguez A. 2011. Variable plumage coloration of breeding Barbary Falcons Falco (peregrinus) pelegrinoides in the Canary Islands: do other Peregrine Falcon subspecies also occur in the archipelago? Bull. B.O.C. 131 (3): 140-153.
For those with experience with these falcons in Morocco, do you have any comment on the Peregrine and Barbary Falcons in Morocco especially along the Atlantic coast in comparison with the information presented in this article including the photographs?
A male adult Barbary Falcon from Lanzarote, Canary Islands. (Photo: Juan Sagardía, Halcon tagarote)
A female adult Barbary Falcon from Lanzarote, Canary Islands. (Photo: Juan Sagardía)