Did you know?
- Peregrine falcons can reach speeds of 217 miles an hour
- Special baffles in their nostrils help them breathe at high speed
- Their nest site is known as an eyrie
- It takes up to 32 days for a peregrine falcon egg to hatch
- The average lifespan of a peregrine falcon is 5-6 years
Even more facts
More about peregrines in the Yorkshire Dales National Park
Nature in the Dales - peregrines (opens in new window)
More about the peregrine species
The best resource for general information on peregrine falcons is the RSPB website.