(redirected from peregrine falcon)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
PEFAPeregrine Falcon (bird species)
PEFAPentecostal Evangelistic Fellowship of Africa (denomination)
PEFAPublic Expenditure and Financial Accountability
PEFAPan European Fish Auctions
PEFAPersonalized Email for All
Copyright 1988-2018, All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
The peregrine falcon hunts and kills a pigeon on Queen Street, Aberdeen Pictures by Scott Baxter
We report a case of air sac nematode (Serratospiculum tendo) infection in an adult male Austral peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus cassini) admitted to a rehabilitation center in Mendoza Province, Argentina, in 2017.
Peregrine falcons are the world's fastest living creatures and can reach speeds of 200mph.
RIYADH: Formula E driver Felipe Massa behind the wheel of a Gen2 racing car has gone up against a peregrine falcon in a straight fight in Saudi Arabia to outrun the fastest animal on the planet.
Inspector Boal said: "It appears that the peregrine falcon may have injured himself by flying into something, or been hit by something.
There may even be a visit from a live peregrine falcon, conditions permitting.
'Four saker falcons and two peregrine falcons were found in the custody of a person identified as Mureed Abbas, who was fined Rs50,000 after registration of a first offense report,' said wildlife field officer Karachi Mumtaz Soomro, adding that the birds had been brought from Punjab.
Peregrine falcons are the fastest animals in the world, and can reach speeds of up to 200mph during a dive.
The absence of any confirmed peregrine falcon nesting records in central Texas since 1908 might be explained, at least in large part, by the species precipitous population decline resulting from widespread use of pesticides, specifically DDT (1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis[4-chlorophenyl]ethane) throughout the mid- to late-Twentieth Century (Hickey and Anderson, 1968).
PRICEWISE Dave Clark JOHN MULLINS struck gold at Romford with Ascot Woodie in the Champion Stakes earlier this year and the Yarmouth handler is fancied to strike again in the Essex Vase with Peregrine Falcon.
A single Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) was sighted during aerial surveys in 1977, and a pair of Peregrine Falcons was detected during a boat survey in 1979; however, nesting by these birds was not confirmed.
A male peregrine falcon that has nested atop the 27-story W.