Falcons: Peregrine Falcon

Photo of Peregrine Falcon

At the beginning of the month, I found this Peregrine Falcon perched on a power pole overlooking a Biddeford beach.  Peregrines are accomplished, tremendously swift bird-hunters.  In cities, they often focus on plentiful Rock Pigeons; in coastal areas, shorebirds and ducks are among their prey.

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