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Threatened and Endangered Raptors: Wednesday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m. Meet an American kestrel, a peregrine falcon, a whet owl and an eagle and learn what causes raptors to be threatened and endangered, with Horizon Wings.
Behind the house, a cliff that’s home to peregrine falcons rises out of the forest.
Photo Courtesy the Nelson Family About the Peregrine Fund It was founded in 1970 to restore the peregrine falcon, which at the time was all but extinct.
The peregrine falcon that her husband made to look so real was recently sold to a Ramona businessman for an undisclosed price.
According to The Nature Conservancy, the peregrine falcon was listed as endangered in 1970 because of pesticides and DDT poisoning.
Meanwhile, the peregrine falcon — which can be found in South Korea — can reach 200 m.p.h. in a dive, according to the Conservation Institute.
Kargar said the nonprofit group provides a rehabilitation service for birds of prey and cares for three to four peregrine falcons a year.
The islands are also protected habitats for Manx shearwaters, northern fulmar, black-legged kittiwake, razorbill, guillemot, peregrine falcon and storm petrel.
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Origin and Etymology of peregrine falcon
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
PEREGRINE FALCON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of peregrine falcon for English Language Learners
: a type of hawk that can fly very fast and is sometimes trained to hunt
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