Common name: Peregrine falcon
Scientific name: Falco peregrinus
Nutrition: Small birds, small mammals such as bats, insects, rodents, reptiles.
Features: It nests on cavities in high rock faces and sometimes uses nests abandoned by other birds of prey, more rarely nests in trees or buildings. Male and female specimens have similar plumage. The name peregrine comes from the plumage on its head, which resembles a dark headdress very similar to the hoods worn by pilgrims in the Middle Ages. It can reach up to 320 km/h when swooping.
Curiosity: Peregrine falcon pairs is to stay together for the entire life cycle.