1. Gyrfalcon

Gyrfalcon

Gyrfalcon
Classification(s) : Predator
Cat Name : Falcon
Common Name : Gyrfalcon
Scientific Name : Falco rusticolus
Other Name(s) :
Physical Description :

A large, broad chested bird of prey with pointed wings and a long tail. The Gyrfalcon varies greatly in color, running the gamut from white to black, though most fall into the various shades of gray. The birds pattern is generally barred, but this is also extremely variable.

Physical Statistics :

Length: 18.9–25.2 Inches (48–64 Centimeters)
Weight: 28.2–74.1 Ounces (800–2100 Grams)
Wingspan: 48.4 Inches (123 Centimeters)

Behavior :

While the Gyrfalcon prefers mountainous and rocky terrain, they might occasionally soar over the territories of the clans seeking food when times are tight in their general locations beyond Highstones. While sightings are unheard of during the summer, they seem to return every winter. While their hunting preference is other birds, they are known to hunt small mammals like rodents and rabbits.

Social Organization :

Solitary

Approval Level : Mod; Gyrfalcons would pose a danger for an entire season should things be tight enough to drive them down from their normal hunting grounds beyond Highstones.
Danger Level : High (All cats are vulnerable);

Gyrfalcons are deadly hunters and sizable birds of prey, able to prey upon all but the very largest of clan cats without too much trouble.