• Grifalco: Aglianico del Vulture “Gricos” (2016)

    6 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    The Gyrfalcon , the largest falcon in the world, is as sought after by falconers as it is by birders - and for many of the same reasons: namely, the rarity with which these imposing raptors of the Arctic visit us residing in more temperate climes. But they are also highly-prized for their ruthless and powerful efficiency in killing - medieval illustrations depict them downing cranes and a twentieth-century painting by Louis Agassiz Fuertes shows a falconer's Gyrfalcon inflicting a lethal strike on a Gray Heron .
    Gyrfalcons have long been prized for their ability to hunt prey considerably...
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