Gyrfalcon

The gyrfalcon (ən or ən), also spelled gerfalcon—Falco rusticolus—is the largest of the falcon species. The gyrfalcon breeds on Arctic coasts and the islands of North America, Europe, and Asia. It is mainly a resident there also, but some gyrfalcons disperse more widely after the breeding season, or in winter. Individual vagrancy can take bi...
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Gyrfalcon

• (n.) One of several species and varieties of large Arctic falcons, esp. Falco rusticolus and the white species F. Islandicus, both of which are circumpolar. The black and the gray are varieties of the former. See Illust. of Accipiter.
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gyrfalcon

<zoology> One of several species and varieties of large Arctic falcons, especially. Falco rusticolus and the white species F. Islandicus, both of which are circumpolar. The black and the gray are varieties of the former. ... Alternative forms: gerfalcon, gierfalcon, and jerfalcon. ... Origin: OE. Gerfaucon, OF. Gerfaucon, LL. Gyrofalco, perh....
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gyrfalcon

(Falco rusticolus), Arctic bird of prey of the family Falconidae, the world`s largest falcon (q.v.). The gyrfalcon may reach 60 cm (2 feet) in ... [3 related articles]
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gyrfalcon

gerfalcon noun large and rare arctic falcon having white and dark color phases
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Gyrfalcon

Gyr'fal`con (jẽr'fa`k'n) noun [ Middle English gerfaucon , Old French gerfaucon , Late Latin gyrofalco , perhaps from Latin gyrus circle + falco falcon, and named from its circling flight; or confer English gier -eagle. See Gyre ,
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gyrfalcon

[n] - large and rare arctic falcon having white and dark color phases
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