ARKive images


ARKive image - Peregrine falcon ssp. <i>peregrinus</i> with pigeon kill

ARKive image - Peregrine falcon at the top of a stoop

ARKive video - Juvenile peregrine falcons: getting fed, leaving nest for first time, being fed by their mother away from the nest, feeding on their first kill

Species: Falco peregrinus Tunstall, 1771


Nomenclature
Scientific name Falco peregrinus Tunstall, 1771
   
English name peregrine falcon
French name faucon pèlerin
Dutch name slechtvalk
German name Wanderfalke

Illustrations and Birdsongs

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Protection status and Red List
Flanders
red list: Rare
Brussels
red list: Rare
Wallonia
red list: Vulnerable
Belgium
red list: Vulnerable
Europe
red list: Rare
World
IUCN Red List: LC (ver. 3.1, 2009)

Distribution
Flanders indigenous (1a)
Brussels indigenous (1a)
Wallonia indigenous (1a)
Habitat terrestrial
Reference De Smet et al. 2006. Lijst van de Belgische vogels
Expert Didier Vangeluwe

Observations
Recent sightings on observations.be