Peale's falcon

noun \ˈpē(ə)lz-\

Definition of Peale's falcon

  1. :  a medium-sized hawk of western North America that constitutes a dark variety (Falco peregrinus pealei) of the duck hawk — compare peregrine falcon

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Origin and Etymology of peale's falcon

after Titian R. Peale †1885 American naturalist


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