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Peregrine falcon

Peregrine falcon Peregrine falcon Nickolay Stanev | Dreamstime.com

The peregrine falcon is known as the fastest bird in the world and can reach speeds over 200mph in a vertical dive or ‘stoop’. Known as lord of the mountain.

Length: 39-50cm

Wingspan: 95-115cm

Weight: 600-1,300g

Habitat: Sea cliffs, inland cliffs, quarries and open uplands in summer and coasts or estuaries in winter.