Faster than a speeding train. Able to leap the Green Mountains in a single bound. It’s a bird, not a plane. It’s a Peregrine Falcon! Biologists Kent McFarland and Sara Zahendra of the Vermont Center for Ecostudies recently took a trip to the Bolton Cliffs and joined Margaret Fowle, from Audubon Vermont in search of this lightning fast bird.
“Margaret’s got a good scope set up for us. Let’s get up on the road where we can get a good peak over the trees and up at the cliffside,” says McFarland.
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- Learn more about Peregrine Falcons.
- See what the Vermont Breeding Bird Survey 2003-2007 discovered.
- Dynamic map of Peregrine Falcon observations on Vermont eBird
- Help science and conservation, add your Peregrine Falcon observations to Vermont eBird.
- Learn about the Vermont Peregrine Falcon Recovery Program.