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Peregrine Falcon
(Falco peregrinus)

        
Peregrine Falcon
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Peregrine Falcon Information

Length:  15 - 21 "

Habitat:  Open country, esp. overlooking rivers, lakes, or seacoasts; open forests and wetlands; prefers area with nearby cliffs or rock outcrops for nesting.

Sometimes nests on tall building in cities. Winters mostly along the coast.

Diet
:  Birds, esp. pigeons and doves. Also waterfowl, shorebirds, and songbirds. Occasionally, small mammals and fish.
 
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