saker falcon

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Related to Falco cherrug: Gyrfalcons

sa·ker falcon

 (sā′kər)
n.
A Eurasian falcon (Falco cherrug) having brown plumage and often trained for falconry.

[Middle English sacre, from Old French, from Arabic ṣaqr, probably from Turkic *soŋqur, falcon.]
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