No.407 Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

L=38cm‰
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Rank : 3
Resident
Although we classify the species as residents at Asakawa River basin, our observation records center on autumn to winter. Often seen while the falcon is looking around on steel tower along a river or on a bridge. Long pointed wings during flight are best field mark of Falconidae family. 
Photograph (click to enlarge)

Adult

in Flight 1

in Flight 2