Peregrine Falcon Is One Of The Fastest Bird In The World


The peregrine falcon also known as the peregrine and historically as the duck hawk in North America. A large, crow-sized falcon, it has a blue-grey back, barred white underparts and a black head and “moustache”. The females peregrine falcon being considerably larger than males.

The peregrine is the fastest member of the animal kingdom with the speed of 320 km/h. The highest measured speed of a peregrine falcon is 389 km/h. It can be found nearly everywhere on Earth, except extreme polar regions, very high mountains and most tropical rainforests. The peregrine falcon feeds almost exclusively on medium-sized birds such as pigeons and doves, waterfowl, songbirds and waders.

Peregrine Falcon In Flight

Kevin Cole /CC BY 2.0 | Peregrine Falcon In Flight

What do you think about this story?

Choose A Format
Personality quiz
Series of questions that intends to reveal something about the personality
Trivia quiz
Series of questions with right and wrong answers that intends to check knowledge
Voting to make decisions or determine opinions
Formatted Text with Embeds and Visuals
The Classic Internet Listicles
The Classic Internet Countdowns
Open List
Submit your own item and vote up for the best submission
Ranked List
Upvote or downvote to decide the best list item
Upload your own images to make custom memes
Youtube, Vimeo or Vine Embeds
Soundcloud or Mixcloud Embeds
Photo or GIF
GIF format