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Falconidae
A Peregrine falcon at Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park in Nova Scotia, Canada
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Falconidae
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Falconinae
Polyborinae

Falconidae is a family of birds with 60 species of diurnal birds of prey. The family has two subfamiles, Polyborinae, which includes the caracaras and forest falcons, and Falconinae, which includes the falcons, kestrels and falconets.