Tag: Peregrine Falcon

Peregrine Falcons Are Able To Outmaneuver Their Prey At Speeds Of 220 Miles Per Hour

Peregrine falcons can travel at the same speeds as Formula One cars while trying to catch their prey. One of their maneuvers is only possible at faster speeds.

Animals April 12, 2018

Falcon Attack Strategy May One Day Inspire New Visually Guided Drones

Researchers said the peregrine falcons' attack strategy may one day inspire new visually guided drones that can target rogue drones. They fit these birds with video cameras and GPS to study how they move and swoop down on their preys.

Animals December 6, 2017

FalconCam Catches Footage Of Peregrine Falcon Chicks Hatching In Water Tower

A CCTV camera footage captured peregrine falcon chick hatching in its nest located atop a water tower. Through the FalconCam project, university students and staff were able to capture the wonderful moment.

Earth/Environment October 13, 2015

Peregrine Falcon To Be Taken Off Endangered Species List, Says Illinois

The peregrine falcon will soon be taken off the list of endangered species in Illinois. The population has increased remarkably in the past few decades due to conservation efforts.

Earth/Environment March 17, 2015

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