“Trained falcons in demand for plane protection?”

Over all it is cheap protection.

Brown falcon

Brown falcon

Take the time to train the falcons to protect their new territory and migratory bids learn to stay away. It is not a quick fix, but it works. Birds flying into a falcon’s new territory is fair game for the falcon’s next meal

East, West and Midwest airports may be protected in the future by these beautiful birds of prey.

Known for their hunting prowess, high speed and ability to change direction rapidly, adult falcons thin tapered wings propel their bodies to dive at speeds and to change direction rapidly. One species of falcon has been clocked at of 200 miles per hour (322 km/hr).

Peregrine Falcons have been recorded diving at speeds of 200 miles per hour (322 km/hr), making them the fastest-moving creatures on Earth.

Resources

Excerpts Video courtesy of Youtube.com

Video and excerpts courtesy of National Geographic/ngadventure.typepad.com

Image brown falcon courtesy of wikimedia.org

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