List of birds of North America (Falconiformes)

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The birds listed below all belong to the biological order Falconiformes, and are native to North America.

Caracaras and falcons[edit]

American kestrel

Order: Falconiformes   Family: Falconidae

Falconidae is a family of diurnal birds of prey, notably the falcons and caracaras. They differ from hawks, eagles and kites in that they kill with their beaks instead of their talons.