Raptors; Grasslands; Birds; Birds of prey; Deserts; Prairies; Partnerships; Military
Aplomado falcons (Falco femoralis) inhabit desert grasslands and savannas of Latin America, and formerly inhabited desert grasslands and coastal prairies of Texas, New Mexico, and southeastern Arizona. The falcon ranges through most of South...
This publication is designed to introduce visitors to the plants and animals that can be found at the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Plants, mammal, birds, amphibians and reptiles, various...
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.
Recovery is the process that stops the
decline of an endangered or threatened
species by removing or reducing
threats. Recovery ensures the longterm
survival of the species in the wild.
At that point, the species is recovered,
and protection of the...