1970—Peregrine falcon is added to Endangered Species List
Recovery teams develop Regional recovery plans
Recovery actions implemented, including:
Monitor contaminants (DDT),
Reintroduce captive-bred birds
Recovery objectives achieved including number of breeding pairs
June 30, 1995—Notice of intent to propose
delisting of the peregrine falcon
Publish proposal to delist species, August 25, 1998
90-day public comment period
USFWS evaluates comments
USFWS issues final decision to
delist the peregrine falcon.
Once the peregrine is delisted, the Service will monitor its
status for a minimum of five years
If status declines significantly, the species can
If status remains stable or
improves, ESA monitoring is
D s e l i t
Re a t i n
at this stage.
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