Nesting occurs on gentle open slopes to low embankments, low or high rock outcrops, or tall sheer cliffs. Nests near rivers and lakes (Wheeler 2003, Ritchie et al. 2004). Uses tussock-heath tundra with lakes and sedge grass marshes and riparian areas for foraging (White and Nelson 1991).
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White, C. M. and R. W. Nelson. 1991. Hunting range and strategies in a tundra breeding Peregrine
Falcon and Gyrfalcon observed from a helicopter. Journal of Raptor Research 25:49-62.