a scrape, normally on cliff edges or, in recent times
tall man-made structures.
Almost exclusively medium-sized birds, the Peregrine
occasionally hunt small mammals, small reptiles
upperparts with darker head and wings. The underparts are
pale with spotted breast and barring on the underside of
the wing. The head has a dark crown and very distinctive
black moustache on an otherwise whitish face. The tail has
narrow dark bands. The eye ring, cere and legs are yellow.
34 - 50 cms.
80 - 120 cms.
2 - 6 Eggs. Creamy with red-brown blotches.