Turbary Woods offer a unique collection of over 90 birds of prey including eagles, hawks, falcons, owls and more unusual species.
Turbary Woods, Owl & Bird of Prey Sanctuary is based in Preston, Lancashire.
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Message posted by Davefhh on 19November2008 at 9:34pm - IP Logged
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We now have a peregrine falcon flying free in our flying display which is improving week by week. The sheer speed and dexterity of this bird is a sight to behold. Not long ago the speed of these birds was measured in America by a sky diver with a pere being released at the same time from an aircraft. By the time the skydiver had to release his "shute"  it had registered 240 mph and was still accelerating!!!!!!!! Although we cannot guarantee this sort of speed you will be amazed!!!!!!!!!!!

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