Falcons are birds of prey in the genus Falco, which includes about 40 species. Falcons are widely distributed on all continents of the world except Antarctica, though closely-related raptors did occur there in the Eocene.Adult falcons have thin, tapered wings, which enable them to fly at high speed and change direction rapidly.

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The White Polled Heath is a small breed and landrace of North German sheep and belongs to the family, part of the Northern European short-tailed sheep group.

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Heck cattle are a hardy breed of domestic cattle. These cattle are the result of an attempt by the Heck brothers to breed back the extinct aurochs from modern aurochs-derived cattle in the 1920s and 1930s. is situated 120 meters northwest of Falke. Photo: Christophe cagé, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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The American Pygmy is an American breed of achondroplastic goat. is situated 140 meters west of Falke. Photo: Amélie Tsaag Valren, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The Thuringian goat breed from in central is utilized for the production of milk. is situated 140 meters east of Falke. Photo: Gerhard Elsner, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Dormagen is a town in , Germany in the Rhein-Kreis Neuss. is situated 4 km northeast of Falke. Photo: Gheeke, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Monheim am Rhein is a town on the right bank of the river in , . is situated 7 km east of Falke. Photo: Noebse, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Stommeln is a village in the north-west of , . It has a population of 8,157. is situated 7 km south of Falke.

Baumberg is part of the city of in the district of Mettmann in North Rhine-Westphalia at the southern border of , placed on the eastern bank of the river . is situated 8 km northeast of Falke.


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