Length 16” Wingspan 41”
Short hooked bill, stocky broad body, very pointed wings, shortish tail, sharp talons, dark “mustache”, yellow eye and nose stripe, eats small and medium birds.
This raptor does not sing, but instead makes a shrill kree-kree-kree cry that ascends in pitch.
Audio file for the Peregrine Falcon courtesy through Xeno-Canto.org
Last updated: August 18, 2020
1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive