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American Peregrine Falcon

Definition of the noun American Peregrine Falcon

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American Peregrine Falcon is the vernacular name of the Falco peregrinus anatum, a subspecies of Falco peregrinus.

  • geographic area: Middle America, North America

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Google previewImperial Project, Open-Pit Precious Metal Mining Operation Utilizing Heap Leach Processes, Imperial County (2000)

Environmental Impact Statement

American gregrine falcon: The American peregrine falcon is a large falcon, with narrow, pointed wings that extend to ...

Google previewNapa River (1975)

Environmental Impact Statement

The American peregrine falcon is an uncommon breeding resident and an uncommon migrant to California. Important yearlong habitats include riparian areas, and coastal and inland wetlands. Protected cliffs and ledges are needed for cover. It breeds in woodlands, forests, and coastal habitats. The project area provides low- to moderatequality foraging habitat for peregrine falcons, which are more typically associated with wetland and coastal than riverine habitats. Bald Eagle.

Google previewEl Paso Electric 345 KV Transmission Line, Arizona Interconnection Project (1987)

Environmental Impact Statement

The American peregrine falcon is a subspecies of a nearly cosmopolitan species that occur on every major continent except Antarctica (AOU I983; Terres I980). Populations of this species have declined markedly almost worldwide in recent decades, apparently due to human use of pesticides ...

Google previewCompass Port LLC Deepwater Port License Application (2006)

Environmental Impact Statement

The American peregrine falcon is a Texas state-listed endangered species (see Section 3.4.1.2.3.) Any individuals that might venture into the Alternative Big Bend Fabrication Site likely would be transients or short- term visitors with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science (2000)

by John F. Mongillo, Linda Zierdt-Warshaw

The American peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus anatum) once ranged from as far north as central Alaska, throughout Canada to as far south as central Mexico, with birds migrating to South America during winters; however, the SPECIES declined significantly in number during the mid-twentieth century and was considered extinct in the eastern United States and eastern Canada. (See extinction.) The chief HABITAT of the peregrine was open country near shorelines with high cliffs ...

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