Bible Animals : Falcon


Hawk in Wikipedia Hawk (Hebr., neÁ) is, in the Scriptures, a general denomination including, with the falcon, all the smaller birds of prey, the kestrel, merlin, sparrowhawk , hobby, and others, most common in Israel.

Sparrow Hawk in Wikipedia Sparrow Hawk (falco nisus), one of the hawks of Israel, so common that it might be regarded, in reference to the Bible, as the hawk par excellence.