The saker falcon (Falco cherrug) is a large species of falcon breeds from central Europe eastwards across Asia to Manchuria. BirdLife International categorises this bird as endangered, due to a rapid population decline, particularly on the central Asian breeding grounds.
Length : 45–57 cm
Wingspan: 97–126 cm
Weight : male 730–990 g, female 970–1300 g
Population : 12,200-29,800 individuals
Habitat: Favours arid and semi-arid habitats including grassland, steppe with scattered trees.
Diet: Mainly small mammals, particularly rodents and lagomorphs.