Seattle has bird's-eye view of peregrine falcon nest
- 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..
- New birds on the block. Miller, Claire // Ranger Rick;Jun93, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p4
Looks at what peregrine falcons, who live in wide-open country near rocky cliffs, are doing in big crowded cities. DDT, an insect poison; Why peregrines are endangered; How scientists are saving peregrines; Incubators; Hack boxes; Peregrines' nests on buildings in Los Angeles, Baltimore,...
- 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.
- 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. C.F. // Science World;1/14/94, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p4
Reports on the recovery of the Arctic peregrine falcon from the Endangered Species List. Previous danger of extinction due to the contamination of their prey and poisoning of their eggs from DDT pesticides; Ban on DDTs; Number of adult falcons nesting in Canada, Greenland and Alaska.
- The Peregrine Returns. Loucks, Barbara Allen; Kogut, Ken // Conservationist;Mar/Apr85, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p12
Discusses the decline of the peregrine falcon in the U.S. Effort of authorities to reverse the loss of nesting peregrines; Shift of the emphasis of releases to the Adirondack Mountains; Goal for the return and successful nesting of hacked birds.
- Peregrine paradox. Rowell, Galen // Animals;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 130 Issue 1, p20
Focuses on the proposal to remove the American peregrine falcon on the federal list of endangered species throughout the United States. Recovery of the bird's population as in the fledgling stage; Federal recovery plan; Bird's exceptional flight characteristics.
- Falcons make comeback in America's urban jungle. Kim, Lucian // Christian Science Monitor;6/14/96, Vol. 88 Issue 140, p4
Reports that the peregrine falcon, endangered since the 1960s, is making a comeback in urban America. Falcon couple's nest atop the Christian Science Center's administration building in Boston, Massachusetts; Pesticide DDT as culprit to the falcon's near extinction; Number of nesting pairs east...