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The Peregrine Falcon

Falco peregrinus

Notes:

Sighted this raptor with the kill

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22 Comments

Tavo
Tavo 9 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD award!!! :D GREAT PHOTO

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 9 years ago

Wow! Awesome spotting! Congrats, Akshay. :)

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 9 years ago

oh my goodness. great spotting!

ScottHarte
ScottHarte 9 years ago

Great shot

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago


Fun fact! Peregrine falcons may reach speeds of 200 miles per hour when diving for prey. They use their balled-up talons to knock out smaller birds mid flight, and then snatch them before they hit the ground.

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arjun
arjun 9 years ago

Sub species: calidus

JivaniAakash
JivaniAakash 9 years ago

Wow!!
Ultra Great Spotting. Kudos

sriyaprasanna
sriyaprasanna 9 years ago

it has a plum headed parrakeet in its talons!

EmilieBalcar
EmilieBalcar 10 years ago

Very pretty. Great colors.

harsuame
harsuame 10 years ago

WooW fant√°stico

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 10 years ago

Wow, wouldn't surprise me if he picked that parrot right out of the sky! Great shot!

Atul
Atul 10 years ago

cool ! thats a plum headed parakeet for lunch !!

Andhi Priatmoko
Andhi Priatmoko 10 years ago

wooww...great capture

Thank you all!

Carolina
Carolina 10 years ago

Wow that's impressive!

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Beautiful!

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 10 years ago

Amazing picture! and poor parrot..

MargaritaOrlova
MargaritaOrlova 10 years ago

Splendid!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 10 years ago

That is something. Great capture!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 10 years ago

superb spotting!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 10 years ago

marvelous catch,

AlikaKay
AlikaKay 10 years ago

Wow! Beautiful shot!

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Feb 12, 2012
Submitted on Feb 17, 2012

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