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Peregrine Falcon

Falco peregrinus

Description:

Peregrine falcons are Great Hunters . They can reach speeds of over 175 miles a Hour while in a "Stoop" (Dive for prey) They reach speeds so fast that they have Special baffles in their Nostrils.To assist them in Breathing.Their foods include Mammals,Birds,,& Insects. This young Bird was injured & a Certified Bird Rescuer was Called to rehabilitate . The eerie (Nest) that this Bird came from was a 17 story Bldg Downtown Battle Creek,Michigan . As you can See this Bird was Also Banded.. These Falcons have Made a Amazing Recovery & Brought back from very Low numbers..

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2 Comments

RickLampman
RickLampman 7 years ago

That you ChristyHolland I will and it to My Missions :)

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 7 years ago

Love stories like this! Another mission you may be interested in is Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/9974...

RickLampman
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Battle Creek, Michigan, USA

Spotted on Jul 1, 2011
Submitted on Nov 18, 2013

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