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.
This publication is is the result of a Fish and Wildlife Countermeasures Coordination Project undertaken by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The goals of the project include the development of national “best practices” using...
Joe Spicciani oral history interview with Ed Grossman. It should be noted that, at the time of this interview, Mr. Spicciani was still employed with the Fish and Wildlife Service as the Skipper of the research vessel Curlew.