Tag: Falco peregrinus

Nest defence by Lapwings : observations on natural behaviour and an experiment.

Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) Science Article 6 abstract Lapwings Vanellus vanellus are ground-nesting waders and they protect their nests by aggressively attacking predators near their nests . We investigated the response of parents to natural predators and a dummy Hooded Crow Corvus [corone] cornix during the incubation period. First, we investigated whether the presumed value […]

Predator avoidance behaviour of a solitary Willet attacked by a Peregrine Falcon

Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) Science Article 13 abstract During the non-breeding season, Willets Catoptrophorussemipalmatusu se a variety of tacticst o avoid predatorsa ndhave beenr eportedt o take flight, submergeth emselvesinwater, and hide in or near marsh vegetation JOSEPH B. BUCHANAN, Bulletin 104 August 2004 Download article download full text (pdf)

Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)

[order] FALCONIFORMES | [family] Falconidae | [latin] Falco peregrinus | [authority] Tunstall, 1771 | [UK] Peregrine Falcon | [FR] Faucon pelerin | [DE] Wanderfalke | [ES] Halcon Peregrino | [NL] Slechtvalk Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus falco are mostly medium-sized falcons, but vary from the large peregrine falcon to the small American […]