Family: Falconidae (falcons and kestrels)

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Species indigenous to southern Africa

Falco amurensis (Amur falcon, Eastern red-footed kestrel) 

Falco ardosiaceus (Grey kestrel)

Falco biarmicus (Lanner falcon) 

Falco chicquera (Red-necked falcon) 

Falco concolor (Sooty falcon) 

Falco cuvierii (African hobby, African hobby falcon) 

Falco dickinsoni (Dickinson's kestrel) 

Falco eleonorae (Eleonora's falcon) 

Falco fasciinucha (Taita falcon) 

Falco naumanni (Lesser kestrel) 

Falco peregrinus (Peregrine falcon) 

Falco rupicoloides (Greater kestrel) 

Falco rupicolus (Rock kestrel) 

Falco subbuteo (Eurasian hobby, Hobby falcon) 

Falco vespertinus (Red-footed falcon, Western red-footed kestrel) 

Polihierax semitorquatus (Pygmy falcon) 

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