Utah Bird Profile
 Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus

Name Roots: (L. falx, "sickle" [talons & beak] - L. per, "through"; ager, "filed"; peregrinus, "foreign, wandering")

In Utah:   
by Kent Keller

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a cliff or in a tree at a height of 50-200+ feet, in a scrape nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is a carnivore: air hawker.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in cliff and lowland riparian habitats.
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