Peregrine Falcons

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Peregrine Falcons are large falcons with pointed wings, long tails, adults are blue-gray above and barred below. They have dark heads and well-defined masks.

Side By Side Prairie and Peregrine Falcon Comparison

2017-11-18T05:41:46+00:00 November 18th, 2017|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Box Elder County, Davis County, Peregrine Falcons, Prairie Falcons, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There are other differences in plumage between Prairie and Peregrine Falcons that show in my photos but by using just their heads it is possible to make a quick ID in the field.

Adult Peregrine Falcon and Godzilla Perched High Over the County Landfill

2017-09-24T05:56:40+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Lee Kay Ponds, Peregrine Falcons, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Peregrine Falcon was quite content on its rusty, lofty perch and didn't do anything but turn its head to see what was going on down below it.