Peregrine Falcon

Hey guys, welcome back! Today, the fastest animal on the planet; the peregrine falcon! So, yes, let's get this out of the way right at the top. The peregrine falcon is the fastest animal on earth. In a dive, they can reach speeds approaching 200 miles per hour! They are built for speed, and thus... Continue Reading →

American Kestrel

Hey guys, welcome back! Today, one of my favorite raptors, the tiny, fluffy, very cute yet murderous American Kestrel! The American Kestrel is the smallest falcon in North America. Barely bigger than a Mourning Dove, the American Kestrel is one of the more colorful of all raptors. Both males and females are heavily spotted, and... Continue Reading →

Merlin

Hey guys, welcome back! Today, our first falcon! Unfortunately, I do not have a picture of today's bird. Sorry guys! Today we discuss the Merlin, a medium-sized falcon common throughout the western U.S and Atlantic coast in winter, and central and northern Canada in summer. Much of the central U.S. is only visited by the... Continue Reading →

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