Colors vary from reddish to brown and white. Long legs, wings, and tail. Identifiable from below by its fanned tail and whitish, dark-bordered, fingered wings.
Hovers or soars in search of prey. Nests on cliff ledges and trees.
Rodents, reptiles, insects, and birds.
Open desert margins, including the Basalt Desert, Petra, and Wadi Rum. Nests on cliff ledges and trees.