Peregrine Falcons are the largest falcon over most of the continent, with long, pointed wings and a long tail. Be sure to look at shape as well as size—long primary feathers give the Peregrine a long-winged shape. As with most raptors, males are smaller than females, so Peregrines can overlap with large female Merlins or small male Gyrfalcons.
- Both Sexes
- Length: 14.2-19.3 in (36-49 cm)
- Weight: 18.7-56.4 oz (530-1600 g)
- Wingspan: 39.4-43.3 in (100-110 cm)