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Peregrine Falcon

(A). The female is larger than the male, as is the case with most birds of prey. The female is the falcon of falconers, and the male the tercel. It is called peregrine from its wandering habits.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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