I Can’t Stop Watching You!

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Peregrine Falcon

What does a teddy bear say when you offer it a sandwich?

“No thanks, I’m stuffed”

Interesting Fact: Peregrine Falcons are very strong fliers and often reported to be the fastest bird in the world. Their average cruising flight speed is 24 to 33 mph, increasing to 67 mph when in pursuit of prey. When stooping, or dropping on prey with their wings closed, it’s been calculated that Peregrine Falcons can achieve speeds of 238 mph. One researcher studied trained Peregrine Falcons while skydiving and described their body position while diving at 150 mph and 200 mph. ( https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Peregrine_Falcon/lifehistory )

 

4 Comments

  1. I haven’t came across one in a while so I was very excited this past weekend. Thank you very much , I appreciate your feedback and Happy Blogging! 🙂

  2. And Peregrines also roost in city buildings, we once had a nest right outside of my ex husbands building in downtown Detroit, mi. Babies and all!

    • I can definitely imagine that, I have seen them in multiple big cities. Thank you very much for stopping by and sharing your thoughts with us. Happy Blogging! 🙂

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