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- The Thunderbolt Bird Soars Again. Laycock, George // Boys' Life;Mar1993, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p38
Focuses on the peregrine falcon, known as the `Thunderbolt Bird', and its comeback from near extinction. What they feed on; Their hunting system; Why the bird was almost killed off; Cities where peregrine falcons nest on tall buildings. INSET: Knowing the peregrine falcon..
- Seattle has bird's-eye view of peregrine falcon nest. Trumbull, Mark // Christian Science Monitor;6/15/95, Vol. 87 Issue 140, p12
Informs the birth of three offsprings of peregrine falcon, an endangered specie in Seattle, US.
- Recovery. // New Internationalist;Nov95, Issue 273, p5
Reveals that the peregrine falcon of the United States is about to be struck off the endangered species list. Recovery of the falcons from the effects of DDT and near-extinction.
- Best Peregrine Season Yet. // National Parks;Mar/Apr85, Vol. 59 Issue 3/4, p35
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- One more chance at survival for the cloud runners. Moser, D. // Smithsonian;Apr90, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p88
Account of how peregrine falcons and other endangered raptors are raised for reintroduction into the wild at Idaho's World Center for Birds of Prey. Establishing nucleus populations of peregrines throughout their original range; Breeding and hatching raptor chicks; Reestablishing breeding...
- Falcon footnote. // New Yorker;6/14/93, Vol. 69 Issue 17, p34
Reports that two peregrine falcons that roost on the top of the Bank of New York building, 48 Wall Street, New York, have produced four chicks. The peregrine population in New York City has increased significantly; Chicks to be banded by the city's Department of Environmental Protection.
- Big-City Birds. Marshman, Paul // WILD;Aug2003, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p14
Looks at the efforts made by volunteers to preserve the Peregrine falcons in Canada.
- Watching the wanderer. Nadareski, Christopher A.; Loucks, Barbara Allen // Conservationist;Sep92, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p34
Discusses how with sound management, continued research and a little luck the peregrine will continue to flourish. One of nature's most revered predators; In 1983, two peregrine eyries (nests) were discovered in New York City; In the early sixties, the peregrine disappeared from the East;...
- Falcon comeback soars. // Current Science;10/30/92, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p10
Describes the comeback of the endangered peregrine falcon, the fastest animal on Earth. 200 miles per hour; DDT poisoning of peregrine falcons; Captive breeding programs; Surrogate parent scientists; Peregrine falcons in American cities; Fledglings caught in chimney in New York City.