Peregrine Falcon

Falco peregrinus Order: Falconiformes Family: Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Falco peregrinus Order: Falconiformes Family: Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)

This powerful bird of prey has been clocked in stoops going faster than 200 miles per hour! Most specialize on ducks and shorebirds, but in cities can be adept at catching pigeons and gulls.

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