Peregrine Falcon

Falco peregrinus

Order:
Falconiformes
Family:
Falconidae
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Adult Peregrine Falcon, Cape May Point, NJ (October 2002)

; photographer Jerry and Sherry Liguori

Adult Peregrine Falcon; tundrius race.

; photographer Erwin and Peggy Bauer

Juvenile Peregrine Falcon;

; photographer Jerry and Sherry Liguori

Peregrine Falcon in flight. Northern California, June.

The following link is to this contributor's website. http://www.nickdunlop.com/, May 10, 2001; photographer Nick Dunlop

Peregrine Falcon in flight. Northern California, June.

The following link is to this contributor's website. http://www.nickdunlop.com/, May 17, 2001; photographer Nick Dunlop

Juvenile Peregrine Falcon; Jamaica Bay, Queens, NY; February

; photographer Arthur Morris

Peregrine Falcon in a cliff niche. Northern California, May.

The following link is to this contributor's website. http://www.nickdunlop.com/, May 12, 2001; photographer Nick Dunlop

Adult Peregrine Falcon, Cape May Point, NJ (October 2002)

; photographer Jerry and Sherry Liguori

Adult Peregrine Falcon perched on a rock. Northern California, May.

The following link is to this contributor's website. http://www.nickdunlop.com/, May 11, 2001; photographer Nick Dunlop

Juvenile Peregrine Falcon with prey; NY State, February.

Jones Beach State Park, Long I., NY; February. ; photographer Arthur Morris

Adult transfering food to its young. Northern California, June.

The following link is to this contributor's website. http://www.nickdunlop.com/, May 09, 2001; photographer Nick Dunlop

Peregrine Falcon food transfer between adult and Immature. Northern California, May.

The following link is to this contributor's website. http://www.nickdunlop.com/, May 14, 2001; photographer Nick Dunlop

Peregrine Falcon nestlings. Northern California, May.

The following link is to this contributor's website. http://www.nickdunlop.com/, May 15, 2001; photographer Nick Dunlop

Peregrine Falcon chasing Starlings. Northern California, January.

The following link is to this contributor's website. http://www.nickdunlop.com/, May 25, 2001; photographer Nick Dunlop

Pergrine Falcon attacking into a flock of Starlings. Northern California, November.

The following link is to this contributor's website. http://www.nickdunlop.com/, Jun 13, 2001; photographer Nick Dunlop

Peregrine Falcon clutch, collected Battle Creek, Saskatchewan, May 1912

From collections of the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL. Photo by P. Lowther.; photographer Peter Lowther

Adult Peregrine Falcon returning to Immature brood and nest. Northern California, May.

The following link is to this contributor's website. http://www.nickdunlop.com/, May 16, 2001; photographer Nick Dunlop

Peregrine Falcon egg, collected Battle Creek, Saskatchewan, May 1912

From collections of the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL. (scale shown in cm.) Photo by P. Lowther.; photographer Peter Lowther

Juvenile Peregrine Falcon presumed to be of subspecies F. p. anatum in flight. Monterey County, California. November.

, Nov 01, 2007; photographer Gerrit Vyn

Peregrine Falcon hunting shorebirds. Northern California, November.

The following link is to this contributor's website. http://www.nickdunlop.com/, May 23, 2001; photographer Nick Dunlop

Pergrine Falcon hunting in a swarm of Starlings. Northern California, December.

The following link is to this contributor's website. http://www.nickdunlop.com/, Jun 12, 2001; photographer Nick Dunlop

Adult female Peregrine Falcon; California, January.

F. p. anatum subspecies; Salton Sea, CA, January.; photographer Brian L. Sullivan

Peregrine Falcon hunting. Northern California, November.

The following link is to this contributor's website. http://www.nickdunlop.com/, May 24, 2001; photographer Nick Dunlop

Peregrine Falcon pair. Northern California, June.

The following link is to this contributor's website. http://www.nickdunlop.com/, May 13, 2001; photographer Nick Dunlop

Recommended Citation

White, C. M., N. J. Clum, T. J. Cade, and W. G. Hunt (2002). Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.660