Peregrine Falcon - the fastest animal on earth: able to reach speeds over 200 mph in a drive.

Macduff Peregrine Falcon Photograph by John Hyde - Printscapes - Peregrine Falcon Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale

Peregrine Falcon - fastest diving bird. Tucked into a dive that will last seconds due to its great height and reach around 389 km/h.

Thought maybe I saw you from a distance today, Mark. I hope you'll come and find me and come close enough for me to see your face so I can hug you and tell you how happy I am to see you!

The Peregrine Falcon:  The fastest diving bird; photographed here, tucked into a dive that will last seconds... Due to its great height and reach around 389 km/h (conversion 389 km/h = 241.71339 mph!)

Peregrine Falcon - Fastest diving bird tucked into a dive that will last seconds due to its great height and reach around 389 km/h.

Peregrine Falcon, known as the fastest bird, attaining up to 200 mph in a stoop or dive...

Peregrine Falcon - Willowbrook Wildlife Center performs rehabilitation on injured wildlife with a goal to release them back into the wild.

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The Blade of Discipline and the Stone of Suffering house-of-gnar: Peregrine Falcon by Jack Ballard

PEREGRINE FALCON....a widespread bird of prey....measures 13–23 inches long with a wingspan of 29–47 inches....renowned for its speed....can reach over 200 mph during its hunting /high speed dive....the fastest member of the animal kingdom...has been clocked as high as 242 mph

Portrait of a Kestrel, one of my new favorite birds. Hope to paint one!

closeup of an adult male peregrine falcon, photo by John Hyde. The peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), also known as the peregrine, and historically as the duck hawk in North America, is a widespread bird of prey in the family Falconidae. A large, crow-sized falcon, it has a blue-grey back, barred white underparts, and a black head.

Closeup of an adult male Peregrine Falcon. The peregrine falcon is a widespread bird of prey in the family Falconidae. A large, crow-sized falcon, it has a blue-grey back, barred white underparts, and a black head.

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