peregrine falcon

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Synonyms for peregrine falcon

a widely distributed falcon formerly used in falconry

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On 21 July 2013 we first observed a single female peregrine falcon on the UT tower.
Ultimately, most of the lands in the Ungalik River drainage remained under federal management by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the Peregrine Falcon was delisted in 1999 (Mesta, 1999).
He and a rotating cast of biologists have kept that schedule ever since, floating a 165-mile stretch of the Yukon River to survey peregrine falcons and hatchlings.
If the male Peregrine Falcon was present, copulation usually occurred.
Wings for My Flight: The Peregrine Falcons of Chimney Rock, Updated Edition
Sgt Rob Taylor, Rural Crime Team manager, said: "is is the second suspicious death of peregrine falcons in just a few months in North Wales.
Picture Book / Peregrine Falcons / Birds / Pesticides
Harriet's Homecoming: A High Flying Tour of Cincinnati" is the exciting, illustrated story of how a young peregrine falcon gets lost in downtown Cincinnati after she accidentally collides with a skyscraper and is rescued by a Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.
One each of peregrine falcon, great horned owl (Bubo virginianus), and Cooper's hawk (Accipiter cooperi) from a total of 472, 81, and 100, respectively, were also positive.
Dear EarthTalk: I understand there is good news about the recovery of bird species like the Peregrine Falcon, Bald Eagle and others owed to the 1972 ban on DDT.
The adult female peregrine falcon took advantage of my back being turned and hit me hard in my helmet with her feet.
Mark Thomas, an RSPB investigations officer, said: "The peregrine falcon is one of the UK's most heavily persecuted birds of prey, and we hope that this operation will help further our investigations.
Hong Kong, Rabi'I 9, 1433, Feb 1, 2012, SPA -- The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government said on Wednesday that Preliminary testing of a dead peregrine falcon and a dead black-headed gull have tested positive for the H5 avian influenza virus, Xinhua reported.