Photo Credits: Carlos Delgado

Photo Credits: Carlos Delgado

Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)

STATUS: Native, Least Concern, Migratory

DESCRIPTION: Peregrine Falcons have a wingspan of 3.3-3.6 ft. and weigh 1.2-3.5 lbs.

HABITAT: They are most commonly found on cliffsides near open areas.

DIET: Their diet consists mostly of other birds, but also includes small mammals and stolen prey such as fish.

NOTES: The Peregrine Falcon is the largest falcon in North America and can be found on every continent besides Antarctica. Their call is a “kak-kak-kak.” They are protected on the US Migratory Bird list.

FREQUENCY: Rare