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How Peregrine Falcons Thrive in Cities

This family of peregrine falcons is taking advantage of urban Chicago's resources.

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Peregrine falcons only need two things to really prosper: high spots to nest and flying birds to hunt for food. Cities have many tall buildings and a wealth of birds, so they’re wonderful places for peregrines to be. In Chicago, as many as six peregrine nests can be found in 1 square mile of downtown real estate.

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