Upper body brown, brown or cream underneath. Black stripe on face. Narrow pointed wings. Body up to 52 cm long.
Brown Falcons hunt for their prey by flying overhead and pouncing, occasionally hovering before they attack. They mainly eat small rodents and insects.
Open grasslands, pastures and farmland.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern
- CITES : Trade restrictions (Appendix II)