Definition of 'falcon'

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Towns and cities are now exporting surplus peregrine falcons, hedgehogs and foxes to the countryside rather than vice versa. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There has been an increase in value in peregrine falcons and increased demand in the Middle East. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Both come under attack from golden eagles and peregrine falcons. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We hire a peregrine falcon to keep them off our pitch. The Sun (2008)That supremely ugly structure of the hospital is home to a pair of peregrine falcons. Times, Sunday Times (2011)To see falcons en masse seemed a bit like cheating life. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You sometimes get peregrine falcons up here too, which is another thing that makes it special. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The peregrine falcon can swoop down on its prey at 200mph. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A peregrine falcon soars above a clearing full of scarlet butterflies. Times, Sunday Times (2008)THOUSANDS of mobile phone users face two months of bad reception because of peregrine falcons nesting on masts. The Sun (2015)These small falcons with dark blue backs are flying over lakes and marshes, feeding at present mostly on flying insects. Times, Sunday Times (2009)On farms and marshes near the sea, a small falcon can sometimes be seen speeding along close to the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A rare peregrine falcon that was close to death after being battered by storms was rescued by a traffic warden. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I've just seen a peregrine falcon. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I've got this extremely realistic peregrine falcon and most birds are meant to be terrified of it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They don't use pesticides, so there are peregrine falcons. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I explained that I had made quite a journey to come and see the falcons. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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