NK0732 : Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)

taken 7 years ago, near to Whinnyfold, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Peregrines are not difficult to spot, because as soon as they see you approaching, they set up an incredibly loud and distinctive screeching racket, which you cannot mistake. There were three of them flying above my head, so I lay back on the clifftop and tried to get a photograph. This is typical Peregrine habitat, with cliff ledges to nest on, and a plentiful supply of food in the shape of other birds nesting nearby.
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Date Taken
Friday, 2 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 July, 2010
Category
Birds > Birds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NK 0729 3212 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:22.7680N 1:52.8246W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NK 0729 3212
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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