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Auf Jagd kreist der Wanderfalke in bis zu 300 Metern Höhe über seinem Revier - oder er sucht sich einen Ansitz, von dem aus er freie Sicht hat. Genau wie der Turmfalke schlägt er im Sturzflug zu, mit bis zu über 200 Stundenkilometern.

Auf Jagd kreist der Wanderfalke in bis zu 300 Metern Höhe über seinem Revier - oder er sucht sich einen Ansitz, von dem aus er freie Sicht hat. Genau wie der Turmfalke schlägt er im Sturzflug zu, mit bis zu über 200 Stundenkilometern.

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The Peregrine is one of the few Birds of Prey that prefer to catch and kill prey mid-air - a unique tomial tooth on its beak allows it to kill prey instantly. Despite its size, the Peregrine can reach speeds up to 200 mph when diving for prey.

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.

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

Once an endangered species in the United States, North American peregrine falcon populations have made a great comeback due to bans on usage of DDT and similar pesticides. Photograph by Michael Melford    ..z

Once an endangered species in the United States, North American peregrine falcon populations have made a great comeback due to bans on usage of DDT and similar pesticides. Photograph by Michael Melford

Peregrine falcon - fastest diving bird. Image via Paradise of Birds on Facebook

Peregrine falcon - many raptors are capable of extremely fast dives but the perigrine has been recorded as the fastest so far

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 (Falco peregrinus) by Ian n. White, via Flickr

Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) world wide bird of prey, found from the Arctic tundra to the Tropics.

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