Title

Peregrine falcons were rare in Maine even before "anatum," a subspecies honed to

Source

Island Journal

Date

2003

Volume Number

Volume 20

Pages

76-79

Abstract

Peregrine falcons were rare in Maine even before "anatum," a subspecies honed to the northeastern landscape, was lost to pesticide poisoning, except in small numbers in the American West and western Canada. A new breed, a banded bird of mixed parentage, was slowly reintroduced through captive breeding programs. Today, Maine has 15 nesting pairs. With details on the bird.

Subjects

Falcons

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