Peregrine Falco peregrinus calidus

A juvenile Peregrine with characteristics of the north Eurasian race calidus
was caught in the act of intensely observing a flock of Wigeon
Anas penelope

on 19th October 2010 in the Port of Rotterdam.
The same individual may have been seen a month earlier on 20th and 22nd September.

Christian Nunes pointed at this online photo of a
F. p. calidus
taken by Martin Rehnberg on Cyprus in 2004 of which Christian says:
'I find this bird to be quite comparable to your bird':

http://www.globaltwitcher.com/photo/001791.JPG
I thank both Christian Nunes & Michael Dossett for helping to identify this bird.

Peregrine Falco peregrinus juv. 19102010 1780 Port of Rotterdam c NDVS.jpg 1

Peregrine Falco peregrinus calidus juv. 19102010 1780

Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands c Norman Deans v Swelm

Peregrine Falco peregrinus juv. 19102010 1776 Port of Rotterdam c NDVS.JPG 2

Peregrine Falco peregrinus calidus juv. 19102010 1776

Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands c Norman Deans v Swelm

 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 1CY male 20092010 2645 Oostvoorne, c NDVS.jpg 3

Peregrine Falco peregrinus calidus 1CY male 20092010 2645

Oostvoorne, The Netherlands c Norman Deans v Swelm

Peregrine Falco peregrinus 1CY male 22092010 3892 Rotterdam c NDVS.jpg 4

Peregrine Falco peregrinus calidus 1CY male 22092010 3892

Rotterdam, The Netherlands c Norman Deans v Swelm

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    11 jan 2014