Schleich - Peregrine Falcon
Peregrine falcons are widespread birds of prey. They hunt and overpower other birds in the air.
Item size: 3.74 × 1.77 × 2.56 inch (W/D/H)
- Binomial name: Falco peregrinus
- Conservations status: Least concern [lc]
- Global Home: Worldwide
- Primary Habitat: Air
When swooping down on their prey, Peregrine falcons can easily reach speeds of 200 km/h, making them one of the fastest animals on earth.
Peregrine falcons are the most widespread type of birds of prey. They are found on every continent on earth except for Antarctica. Even in urban areas, they are now finding artificial breeding cliffs. Peregrine falcons are highly specialised bird hunters, catching their prey right in the air with spectacular manoeuvres.