Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)

Order: Falconiformes
Family: Falconidae
Genus: Falco
Species: peregrinus

Regional

This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Kelseyville, California
Montague, California
San Diego, California
Orlando, Florida
La Crescent, Minnesota
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Kenosha, Wisconsin
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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.
Amazing !!!

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On Nov 12, 2018, saskie from saskatoon,
Canada wrote:

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.

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