[CT Birds] Link: Re: NPR - Peregrine Attack Like Missiles

Arthur Shippee ashippee at snet.net
Mon Dec 4 17:08:47 EST 2017


https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/12/04/568301594/peregrine-falcons-attack-like-missiles-to-grab-prey-midair-scientists-find
Peregrine Falcons Attack Like Missiles To Grab Prey Midair, Scientists Find

by Rebecca Hersher

NPR - December 4, 2017

Peregrine falcons, known for making spectacular dives to snatch smaller birds midair, conduct their aerial assaults in much the same way that military missiles hit moving targets, scientists have found....



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> On Dec 4, 2017, at 4:38 PM, Patricia Bailey via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
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> National Public Radio’s website has an article on Peregrines and how they zero in on prey at high speeds.  Dec 4 under “Must Reads” article headline, “Peregrin Falcons Attack Like Missiles to Grab Prey Midair, Scientists Find.
> Pat Bailey
> Sherman, CT
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