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Synonyms for peregrine

a widely distributed falcon formerly used in falconry


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The peregrine falcon hunts and kills a pigeon on Queen Street, Aberdeen Pictures by Scott Baxter
Lawrence, who sent a selection of shots from the Sunday night kill, said: "I thought you guys might be interested in some amazing shots I got yesterday of the peregrine falcons.
A RARE peregrine falcon was shot dead with an air rifle at a reservoir.
Peregrine falcons have also nested on the city's BT Tower and at Fort Dunlop next to the M6 for several years.
| Peregrine falcons have also nested at Fort Dunlop for several years.
A national study has found peregrine falcons attack their prey on the wing as if they were air-to-air guided missiles.
Described as the fastest flying bird, the peregrine falcon is a raptor and able to dive at 200 miles per hour.
A PAIR of peregrine falcon chicks have just hatched - in the perhaps unlikely setting of Cardiff city centre.
Sex in the city: breeding behavior of urban peregrine falcons in the midwestern US.
In their natural habitat, peregrine falcons, which mate for life, live rather isolated lives, nesting on remote cliff ledges far from other couples.
A single Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) was sighted during aerial surveys in 1977, and a pair of Peregrine Falcons was detected during a boat survey in 1979; however, nesting by these birds was not confirmed.
A pair of peregrine falcons has been spotted apparently nesting atop the Vine Street refuse incinerator, off Leeds Road.
The couple, silent and focused, was looking for peregrine falcons, once rare but now plentiful in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, a 2.5-million-acre swath of muskeg bogs, cliffs, lakes, rivers, and forests in east central Alaska.
In the mid-1970s, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) initiated surveys for Peregrine Falcons in interior and northern Alaska to monitor this endangered species.