The Canadian Peregrine Foundation

Peregrine Biology




Scientific Classification and Species Names
Origin of the peregrine's scientific and common name; history of the North American subspecies' names

Conservation issues
Population decline and recovery; peregrines and humans through history

   

Identification
Peregrine features; voice; size; flight characteristics; similar species

Natural history
Courtship; nesting; eggs; incubation; chicks; fledging; longevity; mortality; hunting

   

Habitat
Range; migration; wintering grounds; breeding territories - wild and urban

Dictionary
Definitions and examples of the use of words used by falconers and conservations, many of which are used throughout the CPF website.

   

References
Suggested reading for those interested in additional information on peregrines


Canadian Peregrine Foundation