6 edition of Peregrine falcons found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 140-143) and index.
|Statement||Candace Savage ; foreword by Adrian Forsyth.|
|LC Classifications||QL696.F34 S28 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 145 p. :|
|Number of Pages||145|
|LC Control Number||92002681|
One of the world's fastest birds; in power-diving from great heights to strike prey, the Peregrine may possibly reach miles per hour. Regarded by falconers and biologists alike as one of the noblest and most spectacular of all birds of prey. Although it is found on six continents, the Peregrine is uncommon in most areas; it was seriously endangered in the midth century . The Chicago Peregrine Program oversees Illinois' Peregrine Falcon population. This is accomplished in part by monitoring nest sites, conducting scientific research and participating in public education. We are very excited to let you know our book on Illinois' Peregrines titled "The Peregrine Returns" is available for purchase through The Field Museum Bookstore.
Rachel Carson's book Silent Spring, published in , aroused widespread concern for the peregrine and other raptors and songbirds. The federal government listed peregrines as an endangered species in and banned DDT in By then, biologists and falconers had begun to explore ways to bring back peregrine populations devastated by DDT. When it comes to hunting on the fly, nothing beats the Peregrine Falcon. By folding its wings in to minimize drag, the boomerang-shaped birds can hurtle thousands of feet through the air at speeds of close to miles per hour—an unparalleled maneuver in the animal kingdom. Yet as much as the Peregrine is a paragon, it’s also an enigma.
Welcome to the W. E. B. Du Bois Library Falcon Cam We are pleased to provide this livestream for an eighth season thanks to a collaboration among the UMass Amherst Office of the Vice Chancellor Research & Engagement; UMass Amherst Physical Plant Division; UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT), Library Technology Systems, and the Massachusetts . Wings for My Flight: The Peregrine Falcons of Chimney Rock is a book by American wildlife biologist Marcy Cottrell Houle. Wings for My Flight documents Houle's observations of a pair of the then-endangered peregrine falcons at Chimney Rock, a prominent rock formation in Colorado, while employed by the Colorado Division of Wildlife in the summer of Author: Marcy Cottrell Houle.
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Peregrine Falcons (Birds of Prey) Paperback – January 1, by Melissa Ann Hill (Author), Gail Saunders-Smith (Consultant Editor) out of 5 stars 13 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
Price New from /5(13). About the Author Patrick Stirling-Aird has studied peregrine falcons for more than 25 years. He is Secretary of the Scottish Raptor Study Group and is an advisor to the British and Scottish governments on the conservation of the species.
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Beginning in Alaska and ending two months later in Argentina, the Peregrine falcons book falcon’s annual migration is an 8,mile flight across the Americas.
This beautifully illustrated book allows young readers to follow one bird on its journey/5(36). "The Peregrine", first published inreads as the diary he kept during that period but may include observations made over the course of the many other winters which Baker spent following the movements of these birds/5.
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Now, though, I no longer believe The Peregrine is a book about “becoming a bird”. Truer to say that it is a book about “failing to become a bird”. Unmistakably Baker longs for the deterritorialised. Peregrine Falcon These falcons are formidable hunters that prey on other birds (and bats) in mid-flight.
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Scientists from the Field Museum’s Chicago Peregrine Program band. The first edition of The Peregrine Falcon was widely recognised as a classic of its kind, documenting not only the species' biology but also the sad tale of its decline due to the impact of pesticides.
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The Peregrine is the fastest animal – capable of flying at over mph when chasing prey Female Peregrines are much bigger than males at kg compared to g The oldest recorded Peregrine in the UK lived for 21 years.The Peregrine Falcons of Morro Rock: A Year History: Steve Schubert Createspace.
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According to Kate Davis in her book Falcons of North American, falconers have been known to jokingly equate the Peregrine’s extreme hunting style to “giving a 16 year old the keys to a Ferrari.” A stooping Peregrine may dive vertically, or .