|Common Name:||Falcon, Peregrine|
|Scientific Name:||Falco peregrinus|
|Area:||Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge|
|Date:||April 14, 2011|
This Peregrine Falcon was spotted on a power pole riding out a rain storm. This is a first year juvenile, as an adult the back and wings will turn to blue grey and the breast will lighten.
|Reference:||Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of America by Kaufman / The Sibley Guide to Birds by Sibley / National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America||