This bird is one of the most swift birds of prey, and their wingspan can be up to 40 in. Peregrine falcons usually eat other birds such songbirds, shorebirds, ducks, starlings, and pigeons. When they dive they can get a speed of 200 mph!!! The main reasons why the falcons are declining are pesticides DDT and its breakdown product DDE found in the food they eat.
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