The Falcon Of The Queen

12 December 2014 This beautiful YouTube video shows a family of Eleonora‚Äôs falcons (Falco eleonorae) at their summer home in Sardinia. Eleonora’s falcon is an Old World hobby(*) falcon that winters in Madagascar and nests on barren islands in the Mediterranean.  It was named for Eleanor of Arborea, national heroine of Sardinia, who in 1392 … Continue reading The Falcon Of The Queen