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    • Swainson's Hawk

    • animal; Raptors; Predators; Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge
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    • Lead hazards to fish, wildlife, and invertebrates: a synoptic reivew

    • Biologists (USFWS); Water; Fishes; Pollutants;
    • Lead (Pb) and its compounds have been known to man for about 7,000 years, and Pb poisoning has been recognized for at least 2,500 years. All credible evidence indicates that Pb is neither essential nor beneficial to living organisms, and that all...
    • The bald eagle and its economic status

    • Birds of prey; Raptors; Legislation; Economics; History
    • A study of the economics of the bald eagle was prompted largely by the need for information to appraise the need for merits of bounty and other legislation affecting the eagle in the territory of Alaska.
    • Bald eagle perched in tree

    • Birds of prey; Raptors; Threatened species;
    • Bald eagle viewed from the rear and looking over its shoulder while it sits surrounded by limbs in a tree.
    • An Osprey dives quickly in pursuit of its prey.

    • Birds of prey; Raptors; Wildlife refuges; Birdwatching;
    • Ospreys have a wingspan of 4.5-6 ft. length 22-25 in. They are dark brown above, white below, have a white head with a prominent black eye stripe. Females usually have a dark spotted "necklace". This specimen was photographed at William L. Finley...
    • Osprey with fish

    • Birds of prey; Raptors; Wildlife refuges;
    • An osprey flies off with a fish at William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus).

    • Birds; Birds of prey;
    • Three subspecies of the peregrine falcon inhabit North America: the American (Falco peregrinus anatum), Arctic (Falco peregrinus tundrius), and Peale’s (Falco peregrinus pealei). Peregrine falcons are roughly crow-sized—about 15 to 21 inches...
    • Habitat for California condor

    • Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Endangered species;Mountains; Raptors; Rare species; Reintroduction; Scenics; Wilderness; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration;
    • The Ventana Wilderness Area was the release site for captive-bred endangered species California condors and provides habitat for their survival. For more information about the condor visit http://www.fws.gov/endangered/i/B0G.html
    • Peregrine falcon

    • Birds; Birds of prey; Endangered species; Migratory birds; Raptors;
    • This is a fact sheet describing the peregrine falcon in North America. It outlines the history of the bird, its decline in the mid-twentieth century due to DDT, and its successful recovery in the years since.
    • Bald eagle

    • Birds; Birds of prey; Migratory birds; Raptors;
    • Close-up view from rear side of bird looking over shoulder while calling.

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