gyrfalcon


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large and rare Arctic falcon having white and dark color phases

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Lightspeeur is based on Gyrfalcon Technology Inc's APiM architecture, which uses memory as the AI processing unit.
Subsequently, an individual coprological analysis of the remaining 15 falcons (peregrine falcons and gyrfalcons [Falco rusticolus]) from the same owner was performed.
A white male gyrfalcon can cost thousands of pounds more.
Two separate virus strains were identified: H5N2 in northern pintail ducks and H5N8 in captive gyrfalcons that were fed hunter-killed wild birds.
The Gyrfalcon is the largest species of falcon in the world, and also the most expensive bird of prey, Paszek said.
The two-year-old bird, a peregrine/ gyrfalcon cross called Naph, was one of 25 birds of prey used to prevent pigeons defecating on the MSPs' building at Holyrood.
A few years ago, Craves spotted a gyrfalcon on the grounds of Ford's world headquarters; as she spread the word, traffic jams formed as people flocked to see this rare Arctic bird.
She then describes the characteristics of six species of falcons from North America: the American Kestrel, Merlin, Aplomado Falcon, Prairie Falcon, Peregrine Falcon, and Gyrfalcon.
While we rode the bus, we saw nine bears--including five cubs, two moose, tons of Dall sheep, lots of caribou, a wolf, a red fox, a rare gyrfalcon, and a couple of golden eagles
The accoutrements include a gyrfalcon, the biggest falcon in the world, which Highbury has obtained from the Little Theatre Guild of Great Britain and when it is finished with it will be passed on to another group, also called the Highbury Players, but based in Cosham, near Portsmouth.
North America's falcon species range from the stocky gyrfalcon (our continent's largest falcon; a resident of Alaska and the Far North) to the robin-size American kestrel, a hovering cavity-nester and the most common and widespread U.
This micro-nursery and arboretum can be toured by appointment by contacting Craig Gyrfalcon Thiessen.
A falcon like Luke, a foot-tall, cream-color peregrine and gyrfalcon mix, will soar thousands of feet in the air to eye its prey.
There are additions to military vocabulary too: the previously unrecorded bearing sword, boar-spear sword, and lizard shot, and the use of gyrfalcon and shrimp as names for types of firearm.
The gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) survives the winter on a diet of ptarmigan and willow grouse.