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Birds - Peregrine Falcon
Class:Aves Order:Falconiformes Family:Falconidae Genus:Falco

Peregrine Falcon, Falco peregrinus. Also known as the Duck Hawk. Their bodies are black, with black and white striped undersides (resembling the classic prison fatigues). Their dives to catch prey in the air are called Stoops. Chance Thoman found this Peregrine Falcon in downtown Kansas City.

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 Peregrine Falcon Photograph

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