Peregrine Falcon

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I found this peregrine falcon on my school’s campus in Charlotte. It was looking at its lunch that it was about to eat when I took this picture around 1:00pm.

Taxonomy

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Falconiformes

Family: Falconidae

Fun Fact!

According to Defenders of Life, “peregrine falcons mate for life and breed in the same territory each year.” (http://www.defenders.org/peregrine-falcon/basic-facts)

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