Treleaven, R. B / September 1979 – vol. 72, issue 9, pp 438–439 Peregrine's method of killing prey I read with interest the note on how a Peregrine Falco peregrinus took a Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis, and the accompanying editorial comment (Brit. Birds 71: 37-38). I must say that I thought J. Walpole-Bond (quoted in the aforementioned comment) was talking absolute rubbish. I have seen quite a few Peregrine kills, but none in which the prey has been flying ... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.