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Peregrine falcon in my backyard... Kinda cool!

I was sitting in my kitchen having a snack and I saw big bird having field day down at my pool!  Chasing whatever seemed to catch it's fancy.  There are lizards, field mice, bunnies, gophers and other stuff down there so I still wonder what it was chasing!


He (she?) landed on one of the recliners and just chilled for a bit!  I walked down to the pool and took this one through the bars...


I then entered the pool area and walked over to it hoping I could get a closer/clearer picture...  He flew up to one of the trees and let me get as close as I wanted.


I took a few more pictures of him, as he never flew away.  I now have seem him around for the last several days.

The Peregrine Falcon also goes by a Duck Hawk.  It is a crow sized bird of prey and and is one of the fastest birds in North America.  


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Comment balloon 11 commentsChris Alston • October 09 2011 11:23PM
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