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The Peregrine Fund - History
... At the first Peregrine Conference in 1965, biologists concluded that the Peregrine Falcon was in serious decline around the world ... were asked 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 ...
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 ... 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 ...
List Of Animals Of The Rocky Mountains - Fauna - Birds - Peregrine Falcons
... Peregrine falcons are cliff-dwelling raptors that once ranged through most of North America ... Six breeding pairs of American peregrine falcons were found in Colorado in the early 1970s ... isolation, habitat loss, and pesticide poisoning on wintering grounds remain threats to peregrine falcon recovery ...
... 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 ...

More definitions of "peregrine":

  • (adj): (of groups of people) tending to travel and change settlements frequently.
    Example: "Believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future"
    Synonyms: mobile, nomadic, roving, wandering