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 Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)




Peregrine Falcon | Falco peregrinus photo
Peregrine Falcon at nest, Alaska

Photograph by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

Peregrine Falcon | Falco peregrinus photo
Peregrine Falcon in flight, Morro Bay, California

Photograph by Kevin Cole. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

PEREGRINE FALCON FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Falconiformes
Family:Falconidae
Genus:Falco
Species:peregrinus
Common Name:Peregrine Falcon


Relatives in same Genus
  Aplomado Falcon (F. femoralis)
  Prairie Falcon (F. mexicanus)
  American Kestrel (F. sparverius)
  Eurasian Kestrel (F. tinnunculus)