Of the migratory birds of prey the kestrel is perhaps the first to arrive; the osprey and the peregrine falcon are among the last.
Large Ravens are inveterate enemies of the peregrine falcon.
We have found two nests of the peregrine falcon, placed high on rocky declivities.
The peregrine falcon was one of those most frequently used in falconry.
A farmer has just brought me in a peregrine falcon that he shot this morning.
A peregrine falcon, from the wild, rocky coast to the west, came sailing on wide-reaching wings across the April sky.
The whole group flew much like the peregrine falcon, which indeed resembles them much in form, but neither in size nor color.
The peregrine falcon (F. peregrīnus) is not so large as the jerfalcon, but more graceful in shape.
The allowance always prescribed for a peregrine falcon is one-third of a pound of beef.
This bird is much larger than the peregrine falcon, and, indeed, is very little less than the great gerfalcon itself.