Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Peregrine Falcon Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Falco peregrinus
Family : Falconidae
Order : Falconiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages
Description : Peregrine Falcon is a dark grey raptor with pointed wings and broad tail.Female is larger than the male where the adult looks dark grey from above and rufous from below.It has slaty-blue bill,deep brown irises and yellow legs and feet.Both sexes look alike and the juveniles looks darker brownish-black from above and paler from below.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Simon Elliott(www.xeno-canto.org/Simon Elliott), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.