Peale's falcon


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

Word History


after Titian R. Peale †1885 American naturalist

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“Peale's falcon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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