Peregrine Falcon

Falco peregrinus

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The peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), also known as the peregrine, and historically as the duck hawk in North America, is a widespread bird of prey in the family Falconidae. A large, crow-sized falcon, it has a blue-grey back, barred white underparts, and a black head. As is typical of bird-eating raptors, peregrine falcons are sexually dimorphic, with females being considerably larger than males. The peregrine is renowned for its speed, reaching over 320 km/h (200 

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  1. (c) Alvaro Jaramillo, algunos derechos reservados (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/7836407
  2. (c) Wikipedia, algunos derechos reservados (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falco_peregrinus

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