24"h x 29"w
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This carving is a Peregrine Falcon with a full wing spread. Peregrine Falcons have a great pattern of color that is only visible when the wings are extended. The carving features lots of motion including an open mouth and appears to be ready to take flight.
Peregrine Falcons are one of the most widely distributed birds in the world, found just about everywhere including Whidbey Island. They have always been the most popular bird among falconers. There are three types of Peregrines in the U.S., one located in the Northwest coast area and it is the darkest of the three types. Thet are among the fastest birds in the world, reaching speeds op to 200 mph when in a stoop in pursuit of prey.