Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus
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The Peregrine Falcon is a large, crow-sized falcon. It's ranges from the Arctic tundra to the tropics. It is found on all continents except Antarctica.
Its black head and black mustache shaped markings are quite distinctive. This Falcon can also dive at over 200 mph. Diet is almost exclusively medium-sized birds. It is one of the predators that the Least Tern Watch in Alameda, CA is concerned about. They can deprecate the Least Terns and their fledglings quickly.