The Walls of Heaven | Falco rusticolus
Like a wizard crafting spells in threes, a gyrfalcon
so bright he dissolves the walls of heaven.
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The gyrfalcon , also spelled gerfalcon, 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 birds for long distances. The gyrfalcon is dispersed throughout much of the Northern Hemisphere, with populations in Northern America, Greenland, and Northern Europe. Its plumage varies.. more