Peregrine x Kestrel Hybrid

Name

Peregrine x American Kestrel Hybrid

 

Characteristics

A hybrid is a cross between different species. In captivity, many species of falcon are hybridised to gain the characteristics of both species. Hybrids do occur in the wild but as they are not as perfect as pure species they usually do not thrive in the wild. He is very agile. It uses an ambush strategy, perching and waiting to pounce on prey after a short chase.

Diet

Enjoys small rodents

 
 

Fun Fact

The Peregrine is renowned for its speed, reaching 200 mph in a hunting stoop, making it the fastest bird in the world.

IUCN Red list

 

Where do I live?

The American Kestrel is the smallest falcon in North America

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