Wild facts

May 10, 2000

Do you know?

Is the male or female peregrine falcon larger?

Answer: The female peregrine falcon can weigh nearly twice as much as the male.

Learn more!

Visit the Baltimore Zoo on May 14 for International Migratory Bird Day.

Read "The Falcon's Feathers" by Ron Roy.

1. Migratory birds use the sun, the stars and familiar features along rivers and coastlines to stay on their route.

2. Habitat loss and pollution threaten migratory birds.

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