This Peregrine Falcon was placed here in 2005 by the World Bird Sanctuary of St. Louis, MO. Blaze sustained permanent wing damage from crashing into a window of a skyscraper. He still had his juvenile plumage when he was rescued, which tells us he was in his second year. Blaze is a highly valued member of our educational team allowing people the opportunity to come face to face with a peregrine falcon, when diving in a stoop peregrines have been recorded at speeds over 280 mph. This feathered missal is the fastest species on the planet!
Hatched: 4/1/2003 Arrived: 6/23/2005