Peregrine falcons are a top predator, but they are vulnerable to larger birds that may prey on them. Young peregrine falcons are vulnerable to mammals that may climb into the nest ...
Powerful and fast-flying, the Peregrine Falcon hunts medium-sized birds, dropping down on them from high above in a spectacular stoop. Virtually exterminated from eastern...
The peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), also known as the peregrine, and
historically as the duck hawk in North America, is a widespread bird of prey in the
Learn how to identify Peregrine Falcon, its life history, cool facts, sounds and
calls, and watch videos. Powerful and fast-flying, the Peregrine Falcon hunts ...
By Melissa Mayntz , About.com GuideMarch 4, 2009
As one of the most widespread birds in the world, this week’s featured bird – the peregrine falcon
– is familiar to many people. Though it was nearly driven extinct in North America through DDT poisoning in the 1960s and... More »
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The Peregrine Falcon is a raptor, or bird of prey. Adults have blue-gray wings,
dark brown backs, a buff colored underside with brown spots, and white faces
One of the world's fastest birds; in power-diving from great heights to strike prey,
the Peregrine may possibly reach 200 miles per hour. Regarded by falconers ...
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In the mid-1900s, the pesticide DDT was having a devastating effect on many
bird species and other wildlife across North America. The Peregrine Falcon was