General Description

Upper body and wings blue-grey, underparts cream with dark streaks. Head and face black. Bill and eyering yellow. Young birds have dark brown wings with light brown edges on feathers. Body up to 50 cm long.


Peregrine Falcons usually nest on cliffs, but can also use stick-nests, tree hollows or artificial structures for nests.


Mainland Australia and Tasmania.


Open grasslands, wooded areas and tall structures in urban areas.

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