Definition of Falco rusticolus

1. Noun. Large and rare Arctic falcon having white and dark color phases.

Exact synonyms: Gerfalcon, Gyrfalcon
Generic synonyms: Falcon
Group relationships: Falco, Genus Falco



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Falco Rusticolus

Faisal
Faisal ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud
Faisalabad
Faith
Faiyumic
Faizan
Falange
Falangist
Falcatifolium
Falcatifolium falciforme
Falcatifolium taxoides
Falcidian
Falco
Falco columbarius
Falco peregrinus
Falco rusticolus
Falco sparverius
Falco subbuteo
Falco tinnunculus
Falconidae
Falconiformes
Falernian
Faliscan
Falkirk
Falkland
Falkland Islander
Falkland Islands
Falklander
Falklanders
Falklands

Literary usage of Falco rusticolus

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1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"Arctic and subarctic parts of the Northern Hemisphere, south in winter to northern part of temperate zone. a- falco rusticolus ..."

2. The Code of Nomenclature and Check-list of North American Birds Adopted by by American Ornithologists' Union (1886)
"HAB. Iceland, Southern Greenland, and Northeastern North America, straggling southward in winter to Southern New England. 354 a. falco rusticolus ..."

3. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"287 (354) falco rusticolus. LYNN. Gray Gyrfalcon. Arctic America; accidental in winter as far south as Maine. 288 (.554a) falco rusticolus ..."

4. The Labrador Coast: A Journal of Two Summer Cruises to that Region by Alpheus Spring Packard (1891)
"falco rusticolus Linn. Iceland Gyrfalcon. Winter specimens only obtained at Fort Chimo. Not known to breed in the Ungava district. * f 94. ..."

5. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1904)
"THE GRAY GYRFALCON (falco rusticolus). Through the kindness of Mr. GF Dippie, of the firm of ... THE BLACK GYRFALCON (falco rusticolus, var. obsoletus). ..."

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