|Bird genealogy >> Order Falconiformes >> Family Falconidae|
Heid des Gattes, Remouchamps
Make Canon EOS 7D
Deutsch Wanderfalke Dutch Slechtvalk
The fastest bird of prey, it can fly at 155 mph. It lives on every continent except Antartica. Spotting its prey from high in the sky, it will close its wings and dive down in a stoop. Its preys are mainly birds, including jackdaws, ducks, waders, pigeons and parrots.
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