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Poughkeepsie Journal
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:22:30 -0700

Fun facts: The peregrine falcon is a very fast flier, able to average more than 30 miles per hour and typically reaching speeds of nearly 70 miles per hour when directly pursuing prey. When leaving its hunting stoop, a peregrine may drop heights of ...

Yellowstone Gate

Yellowstone Gate
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:01:45 -0700

The first successful peregrine falcon breeding in Grand Teton National Park was documented in 1988. Over the years, the number of successful nesting pairs has risen from one in the late 1980s and early 1990s to as many as four pairs in recent years.
 
The Kalamazoo Gazette
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 04:09:45 -0700

A fledgling peregrine falcon squawks from a 15th floor ledge of the Fifth Third Bank building at 136 East Michigan, downtown Kalamazoo. Pettit confirms a fledgling has flown up to the top of the building on Monday. Last week, Pettit rescued a fledgling ...

BBC News

BBC News
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 04:37:30 -0700

Tests have shown rat poison killed the female bird of prey, which was discovered in a quarry in Penmaenmawr in June. North Wales Police said this was the second suspicious death of a peregrine falcon in the last few months. The protected bird is a ...

My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22

My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 14:32:28 -0700

MONTPELIER, Vt. - The peregrine falcon nesting cliffs are now reopened. The cliffs were closed to hiking earlier this spring to protect the falcons. “The young peregrines have fledged, and nesting data suggest the species had a good year due, in part, ...

Irish Times (blog)

RTE.ie
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:27:32 -0700

An investigation is under way after a peregrine falcon was found shot in Co Wexford. The falcon had to be euthanised due to the extent of its injuries. Peregrine falcons are native Irish birds of prey and are accorded the highest possible legal ...
 
Lancaster Newspapers
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 04:52:51 -0700

A juvenile peregrine falcon, a bird rarely spotted in Lancaster County, has been seen hanging out on a water tower in New Holland in recent weeks. Dan Mummert, a wildlife diversity biologist with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, photographed the bird ...

Irish Examiner

Irish Independent
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:30:00 -0700

THE NATIONAL Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking information from the public after the illegal shooting of a peregrine falcon in Wexford. Share. Go To. Comments. The birds of prey receive the highest possible legal protection under Irish and European ...
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