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Here's an opportunity to wet your whistle and support the organization - the Nongame Fund (part of the Indiana DNR Fish & Wildlife) - responsible for the comeback of the peregrine falcon in Indiana.
There have been six Falcons — Lisa Comrie (1997), Castro (2004), Deanna Kennedy (2008), Allison Swartz (2009), Maggie Sevilla (2010) and Sydney Earle (2012) — who were chosen Player of the Year during Morrill’s reign.
Peregrine falcons in Michigan are making a big comeback.
The Science Channel had a whale of a week chock-full of stories on animals: Peregrine falcons and gyrfalcon are fighting for food and territory in Greenland, a preview of battles to come on our fast-warming planet.
Sure, there are the billion-dollar films, but there are also toy Millennium Falcons for your kids and Darth Vader spatulas for your kitchen.
The nearly mile-long bluff rises 400 feet above Lake Pepin (a wide spot in the Mississippi) and is one of only six bluffs on the river where peregrine falcons nest naturally.
One thing is certain, that ol' Falcon 9 sure can fly—and nobody seems to be able to catch it.
But this year — for the first time in their relationship — the peregrine falcon parents will be flying solo.
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