About the Peregrine Falcon
Weight: 1to 2.5 pounds
Length: 15 to 19 inches
Wingspan: 38 to 46 inches
Small to medium sized birds.
Found on every continent except Antarctica. They inhabit open areas with high cliffs near water.
Median Life Expectancy:
Up to 20 years in the wild, 28 years in captivity.
Peregrine falcons are the fastest animals in the world; they can fly as fast as 200 miles per hour when in pursuit of prey.