The Peregrine Fund

The Peregrine Fund is a non-profit organization founded in 1970 that conserves threatened and endangered birds of prey. The successful recovery in the United States of the Peregrine Falcon, which was removed from the U.S. Endangered Species List in 1999, enabled the organization to expand its mission to include other endangered raptors around the world. The Peregrine Fund is headquartered at its World Center for Birds of Prey in Boise, Idaho, on a 580-acre (2.3 km2) campus with breeding and research facilities, an administrative office, interpretive center, research library, and archives.

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The Peregrine Fund - International Programs
... Conservation Program is the largest component of The Peregrine Fund's international programs ... The Peregrine Fund has biologists and field workers in Madagascar, an island off the east coast of Africa with vast biological diversity ... The Peregrine Fund also re-discovered the Madagascar Serpent Eagle and Red Owl in 1993, both long thought to be extinct, and helped create Madagascar's ...
Perilanner
... Perilanner is a term used by falconers to describe a hybrid between a peregrine falcon and a lanner falcon ... It is larger and faster than a lanner, but does not fly as far as a peregrine, and thus is less likely to fly far away and become lost ... Usually the peregrine is the father and the lanner is the mother ...
The Peregrine Fund - History
... At the first Peregrine Conference in 1965, biologists concluded that the Peregrine Falcon was in serious decline around the world ... to protect the remaining populations of Peregrine Falcons ... Ornithology professor Tom Cade founded The Peregrine Fund at Cornell University in 1970 to breed the falcons in captivity and release them to the wild ...

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