Some residents of Delta State – Nigeria have ’ignorantly’ killed a research bird, Peregrine Falcon, which flew from Helsinki in Finland to Nigeria.
The residents responsible for the death of Peregrine Falcon are believed to reside in Ofagbe in the Delta State. It is reported that the bird was considered by the residents of Ofagbe to be a witch the reason they killed it but got to realized it was a research bird afterwards.
It is also believed that the University of Helsinki in Finland owns the Peregrine Falcon that was killed in Nigeria. It is uncertain whether the University sent the bird for research work in Nigeria or it escaped and found its way in Nigeria, Delta State.
The peregrine falcon historically known as the duck hawk in North America, is a widespread bird of prey in the family Falconidae. A large, crow-sized falcon, it has a blue-grey back, barred white underparts, and a black head. It travels 390Km/h and 40-60 mph. It is arguably the fastest bird in the sky.
This is the fastest animal on earth y'all just killed 🤦🏾♂️🤦🏾♂️ https://t.co/sKN88NgGsf
— Laycon 💡 (@itsLaycon) November 27, 2020