Did you know that a Peregrine Falcon can fly as fast as a Formula One race car? Or that Great Horned Owls can carry prey several times heavier than themselves? Raptors are remarkable birds, and Audubon just launched a crowdsourced map that features hundreds of locations in North and South America where people can enjoy raptor sightings. Check out the interactive map here, and make a point to get outside and see some birds of prey this fall!

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