On Nov 12, 2018, JStrean from Kenosha, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:
The Peregrine Falcon is the fastest member of the animal kingdom. During a hunting stoop the highest measured speed is 242 miles per hour. This speed was recorded by National Geographic.
On Nov 12, 2018, saskie from saskatoon,
These birds were introduced to our city (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada) many years ago to help control the pigeon population in the core area of the city. They have now become a large population and have reduced the song bird population in the suburbs that we used to enjoy.