Return to the Wild - Evolving perspectives on Canadian wildlife
As long as suitable breeding sites are available, the peregrine falcon nests across Canada.

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A peregrine falcon regularly returns to the same nesting site — one nest in England has been used by falcon pairs since at least 1243.

Scientific name: Falco peregrinus
Average weight: 650 g (male)
980 g (female)
Average length: 38 cm–50 cm (female larger)
Average wingspan: 1 m
Average lifespan: 5 years
A peregrine falcon momentarily at rest.


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Recording of the piercing call of the peregrine falcon.