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Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus calidus   - Juvenile with prey
Peregrine Falcon
Photographer : © Jainy Kuriakose
Location :between Sam and Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India
Date : 3 February 2016
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 :The Peregrine is carrying an adult male Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles exustus hindustan.