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Spreading his wings for the first time in Formula E machinery, 90-kilometers south-west of the Ad Diriyah, Massa's mirrors loomed large with the claws of the peregrine falcon. But did he manage to shake off his opponent?
The resident peregrine falcon displayed no initial interest in the nest box and was observed to approach no nearer than 5 m from the box during the remainder of 2014.
At that time, the Peregrine Falcon {Falco peregrinus) was listed as "Endangered" under the Endangered Species Act (1973).
PEREGRINE FALCONS | PESTICIDES | ENVIRONMENT | WILDLIFE PROTECTION
The eechup call we used was a recording of a captive, adult female Peregrine Falcon on the Stokes Field Guide to Bird Songs: Western Region (Stokes and Stokes 1999).
Sgt Rob Taylor, Rural Crime Team manager, said: "is is the second suspicious death of peregrine falcons in just a few months in North Wales.
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Dear EarthTalk: I understand there is good news about the recovery of bird species like the Peregrine Falcon, Bald Eagle and others owed to the 1972 ban on DDT.
Mark Thomas, an RSPB investigations officer, said: "The peregrine falcon is one of the UK's most heavily persecuted birds of prey, and we hope that this operation will help further our investigations." Pigeon fanciers accounted for one out of every 20 convictions for bird of prey persecution between 1990 and 2009, an RSPB spokesman said.
Hong Kong, Rabi'I 9, 1433, Feb 1, 2012, SPA -- The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government said on Wednesday that Preliminary testing of a dead peregrine falcon and a dead black-headed gull have tested positive for the H5 avian influenza virus, Xinhua reported.
No bird was more harmed by the overuse of DOT than America's peregrine falcon. One of the most voracious and skilled raptors, the long-winged, gray and white peregrine received concentrated doses of pesticides from its prey, and the eggshells of its chicks began thinning dangerously during the 1940's.
A LIVERPOOL vet helped save a peregrine falcon chick after it was seriously injured in an attack by crows.