Birdwatchers

Peregrine Falcon

Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) in flight over the Mahaica River. (Photo by Kester Clarke / www.kesterclarke.net)

The Peregrine Falcon is best known for its speed, reaching over 320 km/h during its high speed dive during hunts, making it the fastest animal on earth. They live on all continents except Antarctica, but are more commonly founds along the coasts. Their diets are almost exclusively medium-sized birds such as the Rock Pigeon and migrating shorebirds.

Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) in flight over the Mahaica River. (Photo by Kester Clarke / www.kesterclarke.net)

 

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