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Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus   - Taking off
Peregrine Falcon
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary, Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 29 November 2015
English synonyms:Peregrine, Peale's Falcon (pealei), Siberian Peregrine Falcon (calidus), Siberian Peregrine Falcon (harterti = japonensis), North European Peregrine Falcon (peregrinus), Eastern Peregrine, Shahin (peregrinator), Shahin Falcon (peregrinator), Shaheen (peregrinator), Shaheen Falcon (peregrinator), Black Shaheen (peregrinator), Indian Peregrine (peregrinator)
Bird Family :Falconidae - Falcons, Falconets & Kestrels
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :We saw Peregrine Falcon resting in shadow of tree. When we approach the bird first its try to hide itself by walking behind the tree. When its feel safe than it wait there and observe us. After some time it fly away.- VP & PM