|Artist||A. V. Baklanov|
|Sculptor||S. M. Ivanov|
|Sculptor||P. V. Karpenko|
|Period||Bank of Russia (1992-1996)|
|Release date||June 25, 1996|
|Weight||17.44 г .|
|Diameter||33 мм .|
|Thickness||2.4 мм .|
|Edge||Ribbed (252 corrugations)|
Peregrine - a large hawk refers to birds of prey. Capsan - the fastest bird that can reach speeds up to 240-300 km / hour.
Habitat - everywhere except Antarctica.
Bird Body streamlined shape, color contrast: dark top and bottom of the lighter with a pronounced thin cross pattern. On the breast of dark spots in the form of drops. The base of the beak, eyelids and legs bright yellow.
Hunt prefers to inaccessible areas with a wide horizon. It hunts mainly on medium-sized birds: pigeons, starlings, gulls. In rodent attacks are extremely rare. Most often sacrifice dogs from the shelter, then suddenly attacked. Trying to duck or below or, preferably, to attack from above. Turning to the rapid peak falls on the victim.
It nests on the ledges of the cliffs, steep cliffs, tall trees, buildings person.
Since the mid-20c. Peregrine Falcon population rapidly began to fall due to the use of human pesticide to kill insects. Pesticides accumulate in the bodies of insects and insectivorous birds peregrine falcon eating the poison gets into their bodies. In connection with what is listed in the Red Book.
Image of two-headed eagle (designed by artist I. Bilibin), inscriptions along the rim - on top: "ОДИН РУБЛЬ 1996 г." at the bottom - "БАНК РОССИИ". At the bottom - indicate the metal sign, the fineness, the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.
Relief image peregrine falcon, lower rim - "САПСАН".