The Peregrine falcon – Falco peregrinus, is a large and widespread bird of prey of the Type – diurnal raptor, the Family Falconidae and the Order Falconiformes. It is the world’s most widespread raptor, being found across all continents from the Arctic Tundra to the Tropics, except for the Polar Regions. It is found widely as a winter visitor or breeding resident, across the AWB Region except in the harshest desert areas.
Type - diurnal raptor - nests on ledges in vertical cliffs, overlooking open country, often near water, Summer Habitat - In urban areas, tall buildings, bridges, rock quarries, Winter Habitat - frequently hunts waders near wetlands, or coasts, Order..: Falconiformes Family.: Falconidae Genus..: Falco Species - Falco peregrinus Peregrine falcon - Species - ebird.org Peregrine falcon - Species Sheet - wikipedia.org Peregrine falcon - Fact Sheet - avibase Peregrine falcon - Species - birdlife.org.au Peregrine falcon - Range and Calls - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Peregrine falcon - Images - google.ae Peregrine falcon - Sky Dive over London - youtube.com Peregrine falcon - Datazone - birdlife.org