North American Wildlife
Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus)
The prairie falcon's range consists of the arid and semi-arid plains of western North America, Baja and northern Mexico. It is sandy brown in color, with a light streaked underside and averages between 17 and 20 inches in length. Although it feeds on a variety of prey, including insects, small reptiles, squirrels and prairie dogs, it prefers to dine on other birds; especially those found on or near the ground.
Photographer - Erwin & Peggy Bauer
This unused postcard was bought in 2011.