Young Peregrine Falcon with prey - Northern New Jersey

 

Juvenile Peregrine Falcon with a just caught prey in its talons:

Peregrine Falcon with prey - NJ

Peregrine Falcon with prey - NJ

Close-up look on the young Peregrine Falcon  holding a Mourning Dove in its talons - New Jersey

Close-up look on the young Peregrine Falcon holding a Mourning Dove in its talons - New Jersey

Judging from the size of this peregrine, I believe it was a female. Would you agree?

I photographed this peregrine at the Stateline Lookout, Palisades Interstate Park, Bergen County, NJ


 

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