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.
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.
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