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Peregrine Falcon

The Kwedalbar has truly adapted to the urban lifestyle and is the world's fastest bird.

Birds of Prey Bushland Heathland

Noongar Names: Kwedalbar

Scientific Name: Falco peregrinus

Conservation Status: Least concern

Threats: Potentially rodenticides

Will they visit?: Peregrine Falcons have adapted well to urban areas

Natural Distribution: Common and widespread throughout the South West and Perth region

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Large trees and tall buildings

Diet: Birds and small animals

Water: Bird baths and frog ponds

ReWild Benefit: Pest control

ReWild Benefits

Birds of prey help to control pest species within the ecosystem. Visit BirdLife Australia to learn more about our native birds of prey. If you have seen one in your neighbourhood or around the home you can record your sighting on Birdata and help scientists monitor their population.

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