According to WMUR-TV, NH Fish and Game officials are putting up a $1,000 reward for information pertaining to the federally protected Peregrine Falcon that was shot and killed last month in Salem.

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Aside from being one of the most beautiful birds you'll ever have to pleasure of seeing, these raptors are also the fastest recorded living creatures.

When they are in pursuit of prey, they can descend for over a half mile and have been clocked at an astonishing 200MPH.

If you have any information on this shooting, please call the 'Operation Game Thief' hotline.

 1-800-344-4262

If you feel that you're better off expressing yourself with the written word, please present your information that way using the 'New Hampshire Operation Game Thief' official website and report your violation.