- Fastest animal recorded at speeds in excess of 200m.p.h. (more information)
- WWII japanese airplane Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (Japanese for Peregrine Falcon) code name Oscar by Allies (more information)
- Names: also known as the "Duck Hawk". A male Peregrine is called a "tiercel" and the female is "falcon". The name "Peregrine" means wanderer.
- Falconry: Falconry (the art of hunting with a raptor) is known back to the time of the Egyptions. In the Middle Ages it was known as the "Sport of Kings." Social rank dictated which species an individual was allowed to hunt with. A baron or duke could use a male Peregrine while you had to be a prince to have a female Peregrine. (more information)